Category: Book Review Monday

By turns hilarious, chilling, and poignant and always fascinating

A collection of correspondence that includes the original, a transcript, and a précis of the events surrounding the writing of each one. George Harrison took out a mortgage on his house to finance Monty Python’s Life of Brian. (I always knew George was the best Beatle.) Alec Guinness couldn’t remember Mark Hamill’s co-star’s name (Tennyson Ford?…

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A hero librarian.

No wonder Paulsen wrote what he did. Reminds me of Robert Parker’s Early Autumn, where Spenser tells Paul he has to become autonomous, that it is the only way for him to survive his parents. Here, too. Sad and triumphant at once, with a hero librarian. But then, are there any other kind?

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