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A Secret Room With A View

The romance plot eats Lucy Honeychurch.

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Frank Kermode: 1919-2010

I was thinking about Frank Kermode in the days before I learned, belatedly, from the eulogies printed in the London Review of Books, that he had died. I was trying to reconcile his opinion – oft shared by older college English professors during my undergraduate years – that reading was much more important than writing, […]

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