Russell Banks, in un'intervista del 1998 alcune idee per accompagnare la lettura di Affliction/Tomenta
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T H E_ S A L O N_ I N T E R V I E W_ R U S S E L L_ B A N K S
HOLLYWOOD'S HOTTEST NEW PROPERTY
IS A WRITER WITH A GIFT FOR PROBING
THE DARK TRUTHS OF ORDINARY LIVES.
Infusing his novels with a brutal honesty and moral rectitude that his characters struggle to live up to,