The Thanatos Syndrome Summary
Walker Percy

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The Thanatos Syndrome Summary

The most common criticism of Walker Percy's novels is that they are repetitive.

Although The Thanatos Syndrome is different from any of his other books, some of themes do echo throughout his fiction. This is a testimony to the novelist's fervent belief in the importance of highlighting certain key problems and issues, and to his belief that their continued presence in our lives demands continued fictional (and nonfictional) scrutiny.

Percy, who himself...

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The Thanatos Syndrome Short Guide