“Secret” Influences on Tana French’s “In the Woods”


“I am, of course, romanticizing; a chronic tendency of mine.” – In the Woods

“I think that [my fatal flaw] is this: a morbid longing for the picturesque at at all costs.” – The Secret History

I didn’t really know anything about Tana French until I read a recent profile in The New Yorker, which made me curious about her work for several reasons. So when my friend C. offered me her copy of In The Woods, I accepted it and jumped in.

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Passing Fancies ~ October 2016

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Reading: I read a profile of author Tana French in The New Yorker and now I’m deep into her first book, In The Woods

Video: My brother talked me into giving Designated Survivor a try. Totally hackneyed stuff, but it’s nice to see Kiefer Sutherland again.

Audio: Bob Dylan, in honor of his Nobel Prize

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