Monthly Archives: October 2016

*blog posts: a quick explanation*

As a reader and writer of literary fiction, I find it worthwhile to study sentences. I love the layers and textures present in carefully crafted syntax, the way a single sentence can tilt the axis of the Earth and light … Continue reading

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The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel c. 2016 (332 pages—Spiegel & Grau)

A novel composed of three distinctive stories, all of which come together in the end. In the first part, Tomas the narrator—after losing his son, wife, and father—sets out on quest to find a religious statue referred to in a … Continue reading

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