Deliverance: Shaking the Water In A Dark Little Morning

    Once again the river as literary mechanism. Deliverance gives you an answer within the first 10 pages. It reads a bit like a science fiction, I think, or maybe I just associate 1970s with sci-fi. And then again, yeah, sci-fi makes sense because it’s a textbook monomyth like many journeys to alternate universes.  I thoroughly enjoyed … More Deliverance: Shaking the Water In A Dark Little Morning

20151227: Book vs. Film – A River Runs Through It

Inspired by the Montana scenery of our recent trip, I picked up Norman Maclean’s “A River Runs Through It” book (novella) and re-watched Robert Redford’s movie of the same name. I wanted to see to what degree the movie kept the book’s principles intact. My conclusion: the movie did a good job in sentiment and truth of storyline, … More 20151227: Book vs. Film – A River Runs Through It