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The Archivist
The Archivist
Author: Martha Cooley
Contains reviews by Anita Shreve and Madison Smart Bell. When you read each of them you would think they are about 2 different books.
ISBN: 64164
Pages: 326
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Publisher: Little,Brown & Co.
Book Type: Paperback
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This would be an ideal read for a T.S.Eliot fan, or perhaps someone with a deep understanding of TS Eliot, fan or not. It is tightly written, a tad too esoteric for my tastes. It revolves around Matt, the archivist, his wife Judith and later Roberta, a TS Eliot scholar. It is set during and after WWII and relates to holocaust atrocities.I believe it was a first novel and as such it takes a huge bite into how guilt and passion affect the life of an otherwise compulsively ordered man.
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