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That's the word,
Tue Nov 15, 14:55

and it's a good one--alchemy. Only the best work affords the reader that experience. (There's a reason it's called the PHILOSOPHER'S stone.)

Evan Connell, he of the terrific "Son of the Morning Star," about Custer, also authored a fiction entitled "The Alchymist's Journal." Not entirely successful, in my opinion, but it's there should anyone care to.

  • Yes, absolutelyDan Brown, Tue Nov 15 10:55
    We grow together, the book and I. There is an alchemy in the experience.
    • That's the word, — olds, Tue Nov 15 14:55