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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

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Scar Lover

Book #36 on my list this year was good ol' Harry Crews' Scar Lover.


Southern Gothic, Faulknerian...call it what you want Crews is the shizzle. This one sorta reminded me a bit of Ken Kesey's Sometimes a Great Notion which about a good a compliment as they come. Highly recommended.

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