Sunday Sentence

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

To turn from The Elementary Particles to The Rings of Saturn is like exchanging the passionate complaints of an outraged teenager for the quiet, hypnotic monologue of an old man.

Source: Adam Kirsch, “The Last Men: Houellebecq, Sebald, McEwan,” in Rocket and Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas

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