Saturday, 19 September 2020

Swallowing Geography by Deborah Levy

Really interesting to read this early novel as well as Beautiful Mutants by Deborah Levy. You can definitely see certain motifs early on that reappear... I'm thinking about the description of the pineapple and the importance of the pineapple in The Man Who Saw Everything

These two early novels are quite experimental, fractured and fragmented, dreamy and magical realist. Some passages:

In the following paragraph, the narrator has AIDS and is writing to a friend:

This passage below is what the white horse that visits J.K. in troubled dreams, galloping on her stomach, tells her:

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