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Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud

So dreary, so sure it's Art, so smugly Writerly. Bah.

The Book of Illusions - Paul Auster

I've never been fond of pompous writing, the kind that checks its look in the mirror of acclaim and piles on the self-satisfied smirking smugness that makes me want to torch all the MFA schools I can reach.

 

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My review, which I've moved to my blog, says that and more. Apparently the hoi polloi slithering in from the Internet's more sanctimonious quarters don't agree with me, therefore I must be wrong.