>>7624867 about 3 years ago when i was addicted to narcotics i bought a bunch of vollman's books incl. the 7 volume rising up and rising down set, haven't read any of it. this thread just reminded me that i did that.
>>7624867 Why didn't Tolstoy win the Nobel? Why didn't Proust win the Nobel? Why didn't Joyce win the Nobel? Why didn't Chekhov win the Nobel? Why didn't Nabokov win the Nobel Why didn't Ezra Pound win the Nobel? Why didn't Pynchon win the Nobel? Why didn't Philip Roth win the Nobel? Why didn't Virginia Woolf win the Nobel? Why didn't Mishima win the Nobel? Why didn't Umberto Eco won the Nobel? Why didn't Delillo win the Nobel?
I'm not the exact fan of Vollmann (have read only The Atlas and it was fine, but nothing breathtaking); haven't read anything from Seven dreams series, I'm not an American and English isn't even my first language.
So I asked how is it; to know if it's worth getting and reading (and, possibly, what's good about it and why is it that good). Maybe a little bit of a discussion, you know.
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