IJ quote of the day 8

Well, at least we get to reread endnote 304. Twice in two days. Fecal deposits and all.

So we end where 304 begins, thematically:

“Struck’s been at this over an hour, and his original sights have lowered considerably. He’s been feeling a bit punk all day, sinuses with that infallible  storm’s-on-the-way feeling of weight and clot and a goalie-mask headache that throbs with his heart, and he’s not trying to find some new resource in the piles that’s obscure and amateurish enough for him to transpose and semi-plagiarize without worrying about Poutrincourt  having read it or smelling a rat in the woodpile” (1055).

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