Edwin Mullhouse: The Life and Death of an American Writer 1943-1954 by Jeffrey Cartwright
Edwin Mullhouse, a novelist at 10, is mysteriously dead at 11. As a memorial, Edwin's bestfriend, Jeffrey Cartwright, decides that the life of this great American writer must be told. He follows Edwin's development from his preverbal first noises through his love for comic books to the fulfillment of his literary genius in the remarkable novel, Cartoons.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - phredfrancis - LibraryThing
On the one hand, I found this a wholly original and interesting novel, but on the other hand, I sometimes found the execution of its premise (the biography of an 11-year-old by the subject's next-door ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - patronus11 - LibraryThing
A list of some of the many long lists in Millhauser's novel: baby Edwin's utterances, all the books he read at age two, the holidays he celebrated in school and the ways they were observed, the gifts ... Read full review