Sunday, May 28, 2006

Back Link Book Corner: Summer in Baden-Baden

I've been reading Summer In Baden-Baden by Leonid Tsypkin the last day or two.

Now, Tsypkin admittedly does not write the type of prose for those readers weaned on the “one thought, one sentence” literary doctrine. I usually find this type of prose pompous, complex, and not always worth the effort. Yet, Tsypkin’s story of Dostoyevsky managed to produce a whole spectrum of emotions in me: exasperation, irritation, frustration, as well as, delight, wonder, and a large portion of grudging admiration.... (more)


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