Nick thinks about his writing and concludes that he knows his ability as a potential author better than Susy or Strefford do. He recognizes his weaknesses and is fully aware of how the concept of the story sometimes slips through his grasp just when he thinks he has command of it. There are times, too, when he is depressed and thinks his story is a failure, but then the underlying meaning of the story returns to him and he gets lost again in a sense of victory.
Nick has named his book The Pageant of Alexander. The protagonist is the young Alexander the Great. The focus of...
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