Re: RARA-AVIS: Unreliable narrator

From: Robert Elkin (
Date: 10 Nov 2005

Vicki--I'm a bit off this topic, though the UN of the subject line reminds me of this--I've put your Miami Purity on one of those Amazon listmania things (don't know the URL, but it must be findable IF you're interested). Rob

--- wrote:

> Why does everyone always want to guess who the
> murderer is? I've never
> understood the fun in that. Do people read only to
> see if they can be right and pat
> themselves on the back? Surprise endings generally
> ruin most novels and
> stories, in my opinion. The writer is so concerned
> with plotting, in order to make
> his ending work, that he skimps on character
> development and human psychology
> and emotion, what literature is all about, as
> opposed to a cheap thrill that
> you can't enjoy a second time because you know the
> ending.
> Vicki
> [Non-text portions of this message have been
> removed]

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