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Middle C: A Novel

Middle C:  A Novel

by William H. Gass,
The Jerusalem Post, March 29, 2013

“If Paul Pry were to open him like a tin,” Joseph Skizzen, the main character in William Gass’s long-awaited novel, confesses to himself, “the tin would be empty, not even oily, it would have a tinny sheen, and light would fly from it as a fly flies from disappointment...Not a single self or sardine.”


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