Rich, Pregnant Prose

After an icky start with onanistic wordplay that brought to mind a whizkid finishing a rubik’s cube in record time, John Updike’s The Witches of Eastwick is balancing out with some copy worth reading as prose and not full-sentence poetry. Here’s a moment where one witch, Alexandra, visits a fellow member of the coven, Sukie. … Continue reading

Book 3 – The Witches of Eastwick

John Updike made his name with a book called Rabbit, Run, which told the story of a man who didn’t get women. At all. He didn’t get them so badly that he abandons his wife and toddler son within twenty pages of our meeting him. We go on to  read about him not getting women for … Continue reading