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‘Fortress of Solitude’

April 10th, 2011 by Carolyn Bick on Carolyn Bick's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

First of all, I just wanted to say how incredibly good and how incredibly depressing that book was.  I also really enjoyed the shifting perspectives, and the odd way in which the book was broken into three different segments.
I wanted to address a few things about the novel.  First of all, when the notion of [...]

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‘Charlie Brown’ and ‘The Fortress of Solitude’

by Carolyn Bick on Carolyn Bick's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

As we were watching A Charlie Brown Christmas yesterday, I was suddenly reminded of the book we’re reading, The Fortress of Solitude.  Admittedly, we haven’t finished it yet, but the first few chapters detailing Dylan Ebdus’ life as a younger kid growing up on Dean Street seemed to sync with the portrayal of Charlie Brown’s [...]

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