Thursday, March 30, 2023

the last book I ever read (Vendela Vida's We Run the Tides, excerpt eleven)

from We Run the Tides: A Novel by Vendela Vida:

Finally his eyes descend. He’s done thinking. “I’m not so sure I see the parallels,” he says. “You don’t see the parallels?” Already I’m sure he will not write my recommendation. “Well, she was kidnapped, but it wasn’t in the Scottish Highlands,” he says. “And the Robert Louis Stevenson book was published a hundred years ago.”

How this man is teaching literature is a miracle, a debacle.

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