Sunday Sentence

Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

This proves a rich approach, even if seeing Mann referred to as a “networked entity” might leave jargon-sensitive readers yearning for a purifying retreat at the Berghof sanitarium.

Source: Duncan White’s review of Thomas Mann’s War (by Tobias Boes) for The Wall Street Journal.