I’m not sure whether Lila is a stand-in for Christ, but it is clear to me that Robinson has written a character, a new kind of idiot, who is as impressive as Prince Myshkin from The Idiot or Benjy from The Sound and the Fury.
Posts Tagged: Marilynne Robinson
High as the Horses’ Bridles author Scott Cheshire discusses faith, apostasy, and apocalyse....more
Novelist Jacinda Townsend tells us about her new book Saint Monkey, her love of Morocco, and past life as a lawyer....more
Author Debra Dean discusses the thin line between fiction and autobiography and how she became a writer after a career onstage....more