George Mills Summary
Stanley Elkin

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George Mills Summary

The key themes of the novel concern history itself, as a determinant of human fate, and thus the larger issue of individual freedom to create oneself.

The problematic curse on the Mills family is to a degree their own acceptance of its inevitability, or of history's power to repress and determine our lives. The current George Mills, although overtly less promising than his ancestors, has come to his own way of dealing with...

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