Review of “So Long, See You Tomorrow” by William Maxwell

Christopher P Jones
4 min readJul 9, 2018

Life is a long road. Image by C P Jones

In Virginia Woolf’s experimental novel The Waves, the wistful Bernard reflects “I have lost friends, some by death […] others through sheer inability to cross the street.”

The manner in which friendships meet their end, from the profound to the questionable, is a paradox that echoes through So Long, See You Tomorrow and…