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"There is indeed more significant terror of a kind in (Sinclair) Lewis's novels than in a writer like Faulkner or the hard-boiled novelists, for it is the terror imminent in the commonplace, the terror that arises out of the repression, the meanness, the hard jokes of the world Lewis had soaked into his pores."
- Alfred Kazin

May 4, 2014 in Books | Permalink

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That really is the worst kind because it is so possible and commonplace.

Posted by: Paul at May 5, 2014 4:58:15 AM