I loved the HBO series, The Sopranos, I love Proust, and ergo I will surely love Jennifer Egan's prize-winning book, A Visit from the Goon Squad. Sounds like my cuppa tea with the Madeline dunked in, or maybe an Oreo in milk.
Read the review here: A Visit From the Goon Squad Egan said her book was partially inspired by The Sopranos and In Search of Lost Time. Egad!
I haven't been posting because a) I've been writing, or rather rewriting, b) social networking to publicize that The Shadow Warriors is on the Kindle c) taking a "pacing" class d) exchanging manuscripts with a friend, and d, well, you know, staying busy. In addition. the interesting Proust posts have more or less dried up. Now that doesn't mean that Proust is a flash in the pan; maybe the other bloggers are doing a-d too.
Feelings of guilt assail me when I neglect our Narrator too long. The New England winter has been brutal and part of the time I found myself napping and watching TV.
Here's so a lovely summer in Balbec and a spring with the hawthorns blooming along the byways.
The Other Odette