“Literature isn’t a moral beauty contest. Its power arises from the authority and audacity with which the impersonation is pulled off; the belief it inspires is what counts.”
— Philip Roth
“Publishing is a very mysterious business. It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have, and advertising seems to do very little good.”
— Thomas Wolfe
Last night – or maybe it was this morning – my father purchased IN THE SEVENTH DAY directly from my Createspace e-Store.
I await his verdict.
“When you choose your friends, don’t be short-changed by choosing personality over character.”
— W. Somerset Maugham
“I would define the poetic effect as the capacity that a text displays for continuing to generate different readings, without ever being completely consumed.”
— Umberto Eco
Despite Kevin Hillar’s nasty disposition, I remain in love with the novel about him. I like the way the story unfolds; and I so hope others will read it and like it as much as I do.