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I picked this up by sheer chance in a friend's apartment and could not put it down. The title essay/memoir is one of the most harrowing and downright suspenseful I've ever read,... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Ms. Parker
What can I say, Castle is hilarious. If you're into acerbic literary criticism blended with memoir, highly recommended.Published 11 months ago by Josephine
There is a time factor in my review - I'm not fast reader, but reading terry Castle is not a hard task - if one likes to consider and think things over then this is the book that... Read morePublished 18 months ago by catherine fitzpatrick
Truly great. Each essay is full of immediately and permanently memorable stuff. Also often very funny. Read morePublished on April 21, 2013 by Simon G Dagut
Writers are entitled to their own narrative but not to their own facts. "The Professor" essay elides some inconvenient facts.Published on August 9, 2012 by Trilby
Terry Castle has a rare gift of stripping away the posturing and pretension that mars so much writing today. Read morePublished on January 17, 2011 by Vivien
Let this sentence from the book's p. 153 be a metaphor for my impression of the book. The author tries, I believe, not to make one sentence boring, and by doing that makes the... Read morePublished on November 28, 2010 by Knut L. Seip