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An excellent book, Wolfe was at the top of his form when he wrote
it. The story is presented as the diary of a soldier who loses his
memory every day (hence the need for a diary--to remind him who all
the people around him are). It's a hard trick to pull off, and it
takes some work to read the book, but the result is just brilliant.|
Because of this format, the TG is handled very obliquely, despite
being an important element in the book. (You won't find it just
skimming the book in the bookstore).
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