Existentialism in New Orleans - the location being the only saving grace. The characters are unlikeable. There is no plot, only a glimpse into an ongoing boring life episode of a few boring people. I ... Read More
Like the themes of many of Percy's novels, this is the tale of a man against an insumountable evil or suffering in his life, a situation of injustice and betrayal which the main charachter finds ... Read More
There are number of "serious" themes which re-occur in Percy's books: the value of life and the seeming rush of society to devalue it, Catholicism, the mystery of male-female relationships, "heavy ... Read More
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