Ada, or Ardor
Publish date: May 1st 2010
Pages no: 479
Edition language: English
I came to a strange realization while reading this book: that practically every instance I can think of where an author used an unreliable narrator, it's always the same character: he's an intelligent, introspective guy with a slight cynical mean streak, a man with a fairly high opinion of himself (...
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