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The secret to great prose

May 5, 2021

“Great storytellers make readers co-authors, letting them complete with their imaginations what has been left unsaid on the printed page.”

–Bernard F. Dick, NYT Book Review (letter) 5.2.21

This may be the secret we have all been looking for. Occasionally in Hemingway you can find this idea at work, but you have to keep looking.

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