Ernest K. Gann | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Taliaferro Boatwright

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Ernest K. Gann.
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Critical Essay by Taliaferro Boatwright

Toward the middle of Ernest K. Gann's artful and satirical new novel one of his characters, a dissolute journalist, cries out: "My job is to write about the creation of the most vicious, insulting slap in the face that God has ever received from the hand of man!" In a sense, this is just what the author himself has done. For "The Trouble With Lazy Ethel," which is built around the preparations for a thermonuclear explosion at a remote atoll in the Pacific, is really a look at the people who are creating that slap. And its climax is a demonstration that the hand of God is mightier by far than the works of man….

Around the halting love affair between Adam and Margaret, the fumbling efforts of Pike to bring military order...

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