glyph 190: book . mark helprin . virtue, strength, wisdom, reality as some understand it to be . beethoven late quartets


Pacific, by Mark Helprin

stories from an old world always becoming new

On reading the first three stories in Mark Helprin's collection, Pacific, I became aware that I had come into a space familiar to me from listening to Beethoven's late quartets. What to make of this? In any case, it must be some kind of recommendation. -leif
entered before July 9, 2006

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