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The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
Like Flannery O’Connor, Walker Percy is an American Catholic often designated a Southern Gothic novelist. The Moviegoer follows protagonist Binx Bolling in the days approaching Ash Wednesday. Bolling, lamenting the decline of civilization and searching for purpose in the modern world, embarks on a mission of existential soul-searching.

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