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Asa, as I Knew Him by Susanna
Obsession Tells An Intriguing Tale
Dinah Sachs and Asa Thayer have had a love affair, conducted in
afternoons stolen from the office of the magazine where they work. But
now that the affair is over, Dinah, in an act of lingering passion, invents a
narrative of Asas youth, imagining the events that shaped the happy,
handsome man who, in her words, was born to stomp on my heart.
Witty and sexy, funny and immediate, Asa, As I Knew Him is a a seductive
dialogue between love and memory, obsession and illusion.
Personal Review: Asa, as I Knew Him by Susanna Kaysen
You loved him. You wanted to know everything about him. He loved you
too...and then he didn't. Asa, As I Knew Him, is the story told by Dinah,
still in love and still struggling to understand her failed love affair with Asa.
Unable to share the details of his life, she creates her own history of him:
how he grew up from privileged teenagerhood into the man "who was born
to stomp on [her] heart." But Dinah is not pathetic or full of self-pity; her
rendering of Asa is compelling and intelligent. Unrequited love is a topic
that I usually skip over -- too often the author mistakes pathos for depth of
feeling. Kaysen's heroine is utterly believable: I couldn't put the book
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