“A ideal expression of Miller’s ethical point of view in addition to certainly one of his awesome demonstrations of narrative ability. It offers an excellent cinematic view of 2 indomitable egotists in lethal conflict.” ―The Nation
The satan in Henry Miller’s vast Sur paradise is Conrad Moricand: “A buddy of his Paris days, who, having been financed and taken over from Europe as an act of mercy through Mr. Miller, seems as exacting, sponging, evil, crafty and ungrateful a visitor as are available in modern literature. Mr. Miller has regularly been a amazing author of personality. Conrad Moricand is maybe his masterpiece. . . .A satan in Paradise is the paintings of a good novelist manqué, a novelist who has no stricter experience of shape than the divine writer. . . .Fresh and intoxicating, humorous and relocating. . .” ―The occasions Literary Supplement (London)
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