January 20, 2010
I know–something must be wrong; I’m writing, and it isn’t a Sunday.
So. A Catholic friend and I were discussing novelists the other day, and the name Walker Percy came up. I hadn’t heard more than his name before that time, but he sang his praises to the sky. Novels like Love in the Ruins, The Thanatos Syndrome, The Second Coming, and Lancelot were unknown to me, but I have to admit that a few of them sound interesting.
Here’s your chance to educate me. What do you think of the novels of Walker Percy? Do his novels deserve a prominent place on Catholic readers’ bookshelves?
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