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Author QuotedRaymond J. Nogard
Title QuotedLord of the Absurd
Date (Year/Month/Day)1967/03/23
ImprintNew York : [s.n.]. 1966
QuotationThe new books that came in from Herder & Herder strike me more and more as superficial, contrived, thrown-together trifles, straining to be "new" and never quite managing to convince. For instance [Raymond J.] Nogar's Lord of the Absurd [New York, 1966] seemed to me to be very thin, chatty stuff, and I can't see how so many people (?) are impressed by it: except of course that it accepts evolution - but what is so marvelous about that? It's a hundred years late.
Quotation SourceLearning to love: exploring solitude and freedom. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 6, 1966-1967.; Edited by Christine M. Bochen. / [San Francisco] : HarperCollins. 1997, p. 209
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