Asaf Bartov (ijon) wrote,
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Mark Twain on Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses

reneighssance shared with me Mark Twain's hilarious opinions of James Fenimore Cooper's writings.

I think it says about all I need to know about Cooper's works. Poor reneighssance has to wade through The Last of the Mohicans, though. Then again, I have to write an "evaluation" of some company's product for some other company, as part of a "due dilligence" process. Blah. Who's less fortunate, then?

update: Consider:
...the forest at length appeared to swallow up the living mass which had slowly entered its bosom.
--James Fenimore Cooper, _The Last of the Mohicans_ (said of soldiers)

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