Best Book of 1901: The Octopus | Rob Magnuson Smith

Best Book of 1901: The Octopus

Rob Magnuson Smith

Rob Magnuson Smith on why Frank Norris' The Octopus is the best book of 1901.

Rob Magnuson Smith

Rob Magnuson Smith teaches creative writing at the University of Exeter and is a contributing editor to Playboy magazine. His debut novel The Gravedigger won the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award. He is half-American, half-English.

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