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And Handsome, This Reader Too

INTERVIEWER: Do you imagine an ideal reader for your books? BURGESS: The ideal reader of my novels is a lapsed Catholic and failed musician, short-sighted, color-blind, auditorily biased, who has read the books that I have read. He should also be about my age. INTERVIEWER: A very special reader indeed. Are you writing, then, for […]