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“The reader emerges … refreshed but crippled”

By posted at 12:22 pm on December 21, 2010 2

Emily Gould champions Barbara Comyns‘s overlooked novels at The Awl. One more deserving mention: Comyns’s haunting Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead.

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2 Responses to ““The reader emerges … refreshed but crippled””

  1. DN
    at 8:47 am on December 22, 2010

    “Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead” is a favorite of mine. I am very happy to see that people will get a chance to read it. It is a really strange and wonderful book.

  2. Paul Lamb
    at 4:21 pm on March 23, 2011

    It is, indeed, a strange book. I recently finished reading it, but I’m not sure what I think of it. It was worth the time, but I don’t think it will stay with me, and I don’t feel any compulsion to read anything else by her. Perhaps with time.

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