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Monday, December 18, 2006

Birkerts On Chandra

"I opened to the inside cover, where I saw printed in giant caps 'AN EPIC NOVEL OF CRIME, FAITH, FAMILY, AND DESTINY,' a tag so basic as to be invisible. But then, just below, in slightly smaller caps: '$300,000 MARKETING CAMPAIGN.'

- Veteran critic Sven Birkerts reacts to Vikram Chandra's Sacred Games


  • What did YOU think of the book? I loved it for the first 300 or so pages, then it seemed tired. And I thought the attempts to create a "larger canvas" were pretty pointless.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:15 AM  

  • Agree. Had commented on it in this earlier post:

    By Blogger PrufrockTwo, at 11:48 AM  

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