Thursday, February 12, 2009

Splash du Jour: Thursday









I don't begin a novel or a screenplay until I know the ending. And I don't mean only that I have to know what happens. I mean that I have to hear the actual sentences. I have to know what atmosphere the words convey.

-- John Irving –

I am just now embarking on a novel by this guy.
It is exhilarating to start in on an Irving.


Have a great Thursday!
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2 comments:

Arukiyomi said...

which one is it you're starting?

cipriano said...

It's called Until I Find You.
It's a real doorstop of a gargantuan hefty thing.
And very very good.
820 small-fonted pages!
I have yet to read a bad Irving novel!