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Thanks (Argentinean Literature) (Paperback)

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With a twisted sense of humor and a heavy dose of fantasy, Katchadjian takes those things that are so common as to be ordinary--bad bosses, crazy significant others, descent into drug use--and sets them in a realm that brings to mind Kafka or Koj ve.

Our narrator presents us with a constantly moving array of bizarre, philosophically tinged excitement: a slave rebellion in a strange castle on an unnamed island, an attack of flying worms made of ash which either represents Adam's sin or the Oedipal complex, a feral young woman who lives off the grid on whatever she can scrounge, and a hallucinatory root that throws the narrator into a black void, which he comes to fear he may never escape.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781628972955
ISBN-10: 1628972955
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
Publication Date: October 29th, 2019
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Argentinean Literature