One of four books that changed the author, as shared at the Sydney Morning Herald:
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I've taught literature in universities for 20 years, and Washington Square is probably my favourite novel to teach. It's short (an advantage in the era of brief attention spans) but almost perfect in its structure, as well as being beautifully written, complex, clever, utterly unsentimental and terribly sad.
Washington Square is among five books that changed Carol Wall and Will Eaves's top ten siblings' stories.
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