callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,
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Our youthful reading?



This link is to part of an email I had from Crime Classics: Albert Camus’ The Plague.

When you were young (apologies if you still are), did you read ‘Hesse and Satre (sic) and Kerouac and Updike and Greene and Lawrence, piling them all in on long summer days…’?

I read once that most of the books you read in your lifetime, you will have read before you’re thirty. I can believe it, while hoping it’s not true. I’m sure I have a copy of The Plague somewhere …
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