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October 22, 2009By AlexBlog No Comments

  In his 1961 essay ‘Writing American Fiction’, Philip Roth addresses the difficulty of being an author in a world as fractured and baffling as “Modern America”. Describing the murder of a set of twins – Pattie and Babs Grimes – Roth analyses in detail the way the story of the girls’ untimely death is … Read More