Evan Connell

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[Preparations for the Ascent is] clever and amusing at first, but Rogin won't let go. Each line must be smart….

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[From Albert's] behavior you can hardly tell where he is or what he is doing. Nothing changes. The rhythm of his monologue is no more affected by circumstances than is Rogin's carefully structured prose.

Let it be said that Rogin never falters. Preparations for the Ascent wraps New York neatly in a package of tinfoil….

Evan Connell, "Beyond the Horizon," in New York Magazine (copyright © 1980 by News Group Publications, Inc.; reprinted with the permission of New York Magazine), Vol. 13, No. 15, April 14, 1980, p. 77.

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