From the Introduction: Once Upon a Time, by Charles B. Harris
“While still in his forties, John Barth predicted that he would lead ‘a writerly life as long as Thomas Mann’s or Nabokov’s’ (‘PW Interviews’ 8). Over thirty-five years later, it is gratifying to note that Barth’s prediction has come true . . .”
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