Archive for October 27th, 2003

Literary criticism turns up in odd places. I’ve been waiting to have my say about Tolstoy, that youthful rake turned pious old fraud, only to find that the Norwegian novelist Knut Hamsun, in his curious novel Mysteries, beat me to it by a century. His main character, Nagel, gets drunk and begins to rant: To […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted October 27, 2003 @ 7:15 PM | Literature