John Irving says he takes great pleasure in
constructing a novel.† Designing the architecture.
Thatís whatís wrong with them.† They are fabricated.
Some would say pre-fabricated, or mass-produced,
but everyone has recurring leitmotifs.† Signature licks.
You canít hold it against a person.† If something works,
run it into the ground and break its nose off.
Look at Steven King, or Tom Clancy.
Talk about a clockwork orange.