Alec Nevala-Lee

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Neanderthal man listened to stories, if we may judge by the shape of his skull. The primitive audience was an audience of shock-heads, gasping around the campfire, fatigued with contending against the mammoth or woolly-rhinoceros, and only kept awake by suspense. What would happen next? The novelist droned on, and as soon as the audience guessed what happened next, they either fell asleep or killed him.

E.M. Forster, Aspects of the Novel

Written by nevalalee

April 25, 2011 at 8:05 am

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