Reading Notes

The Unnamed just got interesting – took off into a gripping story.  Some of the similes are clichèd and the sentence structure is annoying, but the story now takes precedence so that these no longer matter. Where did it happen? On p. p.80, when Tim Farnsworth finally loses control by taking it. Ferris undercuts a brilliant scene between Tim and his legal partners where he’s completely frantic and out of control with a gruesome scene where he is completely in control and at ease, yet in which he should be frantic:  –

“Later in the day it fell off on its own. He felt it moving around inside his sock. He shut the door to his office, removed his boot and retrieved what looked like a giant raisin. He crumpled the toe up in a clean piece of paper and threw it away in a trash bin.”

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