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"Before you know it as the years go by, you're just like other people you have seen, with all those peculiar human ailments. Just another vehicle for temper and vanity and rashness and all the rest. Who wants it? Who needs it? These things occupy the place where a man's soul should be." -- Henderson the Rain King

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Edisto Revisited

Book #42 on my '06 reading list was Padgett Powell's Edisto Revisited, the sequel to, yup you guessed it....Edisto.

Edisto Revisited is one fine read, and a helluva follow up to Powell's classic debut novel. But I've got election results to watch and you've heard me drone on about Powell before, so since you're here, why not check out Brian's excellent Believer interview with the man himself?

For a detailed a detailed review of the book try Salon.

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