Talking about Maxine

 I haven’t finished reading Thomas Pynchon’s Bleeding Edge, and I will later adorn my Goodreads page with my conclusion. Suffice to say that Thomas Pynchon is, for this reader, one of the four vortices of the magic square, that which is at the heart of my love for contemporary American letters: Pynchon - Stephen King … Continue reading Talking about Maxine

#WritersWednesday: Obsession and manipulation in fictional characters

In Bret Easton Ellis's Glamorama Victor Ward is obsessed, by his look - the better you look the more you see - by his women, or at least some of them, and finally by the solitude he faces once his devilish dad, the ominous senator and presidential candidate Johnson, has manipulated him to exile, near … Continue reading #WritersWednesday: Obsession and manipulation in fictional characters