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Creator / William Gaddis

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"Well, as I've tried to make clear, if the work weren't difficult, I'd die of boredom."
—From a 1986 interview

William Thomas Gaddis, Jr. (December 29, 1922 – December 16, 1998) was an American novelist and essayist.

Novels written by Gaddis with their own pages here:

  • The Recognitions (1955)
  • J R (1975)
  • Carpenter's Gothic (1985)
  • A Frolic of His Own (1994)
  • Agapē Agape (2002)

Other work:

  • The Rush for Second Place (2002)

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