a book that jack claims he lost in a taxi when he was 22 actually was left in his dorm room and found and the person who found it hang onto it, passing it down, until now it has been published. aparently it is a 'prequal' or early version of the town and the city- which is a beautiful book
'And peter almost with tears in his eyes…realised that other people were also strangers to themselves…and something caught at his throat as he realised what a strange sad adventure life might get to be, strange and sad and still much more beautiful than he ever could have imagined, so much more beautiful and amazing because it was so really strangely sad.- '
i wonder if it will be any good? anyone read it?
“You're not Dostoevsky,' said the citizeness
'Well, who knows, who knows,' he replied.
'Dostoevsky's dead,' said the citizeness, but somehow not very confidently.
'I protest!' Behemoth exclaimed hotly. 'Dostoevsky is immortal!”