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Author QuotedRichard Hughes
Title QuotedHigh Wind in Jamaica
Date (Year/Month/Day)1960/05/30
Imprint[S.l.] : Chatto and Windus. 1929
QuotationI have lately read some Joseph Conrad and he is always a Master. Did you ever read anything of Richard Hughes, High Wind in Jamaica? I used to use him [as an English teacher]. I am interested in the new stuff out of Germany. A finely wrought short story by a lad called Wolfsiegfried Schnurr (what a name!) was in Encounter lately, called "The Maneuver." Dostoevsky is always tops. Another of the new Germans is Ernst Muenger, and I am liking what little bits of his I see. I want to see more. For short stories, Bernard Malamud has done some fine things "¦
JournalThe Road to Joy: Letters to New and Old Friends.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / [S.l.] : Flame. 1990, p. 236
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