The Salvation of the Damned ~ A View From the Keyboard of John Cheever

Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world. -John Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982)

2 Replies to “The Salvation of the Damned ~ A View From the Keyboard of John Cheever”

  1. When John Cheever discusses the “invincibility of literature,” it’s like hearing God speak. Literature is “the most serious and exalted dialogue that goes on between mature and well-informed men and women,” he also said. How very true.

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