Writers

Writers

Book - 2014
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Here we have the anatomy of the contemporary writer, as imagined by the pseudonymous, "post-exotic" Antoine Volodine. His writers aren't the familiar, bitter, alcoholic kind, however; nor are they great, romantic, tortured geniuses; and least of all are they media darlings and socialites. No, in Volodine's universe, the writer is pitted in a pathetic struggle against silence and sickness--that is, when she's not about to be murdered by random lunatics or fellow inmates. Consisting of seven loosely interlocking stories, "Writers" is a window onto a chaotic reality where expressing oneself brings along with it repercussions both absurd and frighteningly familiar.

Publisher: Champaign :, Dalkey Archive Press,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781628970401
1628970405
Call Number: F VOLODINE
Characteristics: 108 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Rogers, Katina L. - Translator

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