“Wolfe has written passage after passage that you want to read aloud, to memorize; no novelist since Conrad has more verbal effectiveness.” (Saturday Review)
“He was one of the most brilliant of them all. He had an enormous appetite for life, and a deep sensitivity.” (New York Herald Tribune)
“Among his and my contemporaries, I ranked Wolfe first.” (William Faulkner)
About the Author
One of the most important American writers of his generation, Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) was born in Asheville, North Carolina. His other novels include Of Time and the River and Look Homeward, Angel.