The narrative is exquisite. The characters are interesting. And the juxtaposition of extreme wealth balanced with extreme poverty will make you reconsider the nature of class.
“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. “ -Herman Melville
…on’t really know anything except that I quit drinking and I’m a man, or at least, I am a reasonable facsimile of one. But why men drink isn’t the right question, of course.