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Young Novelist "Confesses" (at 80!)

Umberto Eco (Name of the Rose) says he knows Leopold Bloom better than his own father. How he and others write novels that seem realer than real. Primary Topic: Creativity read more
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Academics / Literature : PhiloBiblos (4 years ago)

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"I know Leopold Bloom better than I know my own father."

Media / Publishing : Listen Up (2 weeks ago)

“I know Leopold Bloom better than I know my own father.” - Umberto Eco (via biblioklept)

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