What a writer – beyond the 18 (!) novels there were essays, plays, short stories, and libretti.
What a professor. Oh, wait, I’ve heard that he was a tad over-bearing and egotistic in this role.
But what a writer.
I’ll always remember him as the guy who taught me that it costs a lot to live in the past – to maintain the elegance of an earlier age.
Sharing is good . . .