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William H. Gass
Birth date: July 30, 1924
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Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it 3 years ago
Please excuse my French, but reading this book felt like watching Gass trying to impotently force himself onto something he couldn’t see. In the dead of night, in the dead of all colour.So his victim happened to be the blue of this world. He tried to perform on it all obscene acts one can think of -...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 5 years ago
William H. Gass is a two-bit William Faulkner, that's it. The fact that David Foster Wallace's favorite book was Omensetter's Luck should tell you something already. Omensetter is an innocent sod who decides one day to pack the family up and move to Gilean, Ohio. He's a babe in the woods but e...
Leopard
Leopard rated it 5 years ago
Under no set of circumstances would I agree to write an introduction for this essay-panegyric to the color blue and, let's admit it, to the thought/act sex ; under no set of circumstances would I want my prose to be set directly next to that of William Gass. Michael Gorra was a fool. From the init...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it 5 years ago
this is the longest short book i've ever read, have difficulty in concentrating and following Gass' line of thinking.
davidofterra
davidofterra rated it 5 years ago
It was the 60s - drugs were cheap and plentiful.
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