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The Falconer

Title: The Falconer Author: John Cheever Publication: 1977 Rating: 4 stars This is a very short book (220-odd pages) and yet it still took me a week to read because I had so many Hendrix people in my home this … Continue reading

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“The Swimmer”

Last night I started reading The Falconer by John Cheever. I’ve listened to one of his short stories  “The Swimmer” on The New Yorker fiction podcast (you can listen to it here). In “The Swimmer,” the protagonist, Neddy, fancies himself an … Continue reading

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