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Friday, January 16, 2015

Book Excerpt: Stoner, by John Williams

For the last few years, I have been reading less of fiction and more of non-fiction, especially stuff related to international politics and economics.

I cannot think of any specific reason for this; but I think I have found the right novel to take me back into the magic world of fiction, which often is truer than the 'reality'.

That novel is Stoner, written by John Williams. This is an old novel, first published in 1965. I am still reading the novel, savoring every word of the poignant tale.

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I strongly urge you to read this tale of 'the human story'. Truthful. Sad. Moving. Soul-stirring.

Title: Stoner
Author: John Williams
Publisher: Vintage
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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Commemorating 50 years of 'Stoner' :)