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John Self beat you to it: The Zone of Interest

It’s always a borderline depressing experience reading one of John Self’s reviews. His review of Martin Amis’ latest, The Zone of Interest is, as per usual, lovely. His reading is forensic, his analysis well balanced and insightful. To paraphrase/misappropriate what Zadie Smith … Continue reading

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Hawthorn & Child

Their work expressed the belief that human existence has no meaning or purpose and therefore all communication breaks down. Logical construction and argument gives way to irrational and illogical speech and to its ultimate conclusion, silence Theatre of the Absurd … Continue reading

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