Wednesday, June 18, 2008

A review of Senselessness

"This is a brilliantly crafted moral fable, as if Kafka had gone to Latin America for his source materials." So says Russell Banks recommending Horacio Castellanos Moya's first novel to be published in English. "I've not read anything quite like it", he adds. It's a puzzling addition considering he's just compared the novel to Kafka. However, it does make one thing clear ...
Find out what by reading my review of Senselessness posted today at Ready Steady Book.

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