I am assisting on a project on sinkholes, and I still can not always find my away around the internet to its platform. Thus, I get lost and find beautiful things like these:
I mean they’re perfect sentences. Very direct sentences, smooth rivers, clear water over granite, no sinkholes.
On Henry James..
“He wrote perfect sentences, too, but very indirect, very complicated. Sentences with sinkholes. You could drown in them.”
Full interview here: http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/3439/joan-didion-the-art-of-fiction-no-71-joan-didion