And this is very often the case, that it’ll take only moments for me to sense that I’ve found the right next book — when this is happening, in those rare and wonderful moments, I actually feel somewhat physically unwell. It’s like I’m literally being overwhelmed by what I’m reading.
What does Denis Johnson mean by calling his most iconic book a “rip-off” of 'Red Cavalry'? In terms of locations and circumstances, the books are radically different. But, on closer look, they actually do share a lot in common.