[lit-ideas] Re: RIP

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  • Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 22:06:10 +0200

On 8-May-12, at 9:45 PM, Ursula Stange wrote:

I can't find the reference, but I remember reading once that he said that everything he wrote was about the Lindbergh kidnapping. That's kind of haunting...

From the Wikipedia article on Sendak:

"Sendak once praised Herman Melville’s writings, saying, 'There’s a mystery there, a clue, a nut, a bolt, and if I put it together, I find me.'”


Chris Bruce
Kiel, Germany
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