Re: W.G. Sebald
Jayaprakash's review might have made me think I would like Austerlitz, but after reading what you have to say about it (and remember, you and I like many of the same authors--Marai, Makine, Lampedusa, Maupassant, etc.), I think I'll skip it. I believe reading should be for purposes of enlightenment and education. At the same time, there's something to be said for pure enjoyment.
By the way, I'm greatly impressed by My Name is Red so far.
Unfortunately, because of my currently hectic schedule (and
all the other books I'm reading), I'm not yet even 100 pages
into it. But I can't wait to read more. Have you read any
of Pamuk's other books, Thomas?
"One half of the world cannot
understand the pleasures of
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"All men have the same defect: they wait to live, for they have not the courage of each instant.
Why not invest enough passion in each moment to make it an eternity?" ~E. M. Cioran