The Amount to Carry: Stories
Macmillan, 2003 - 208 páginas
From the author of Radiance, a dazzling and unhinging collection of his finest stories
In this collection of twelve stories, Carter Scholz, author of the critically acclaimed novel Radiance and co-author (with Jonathan Lethem) of Kafka Americana, reveals his truly remarkable range and prodigious narrative gifts. Traveling from the surface of the moon to the New Jersey suburbs, from Jan Van Eyck’s “invention” of oil painting to the aged Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeth’s, from Galileo’s telescope to a theory of catastrophes, they explore the places in the human mind where science and fiction merge. In the same manner as the later works of Nabokov or the fictive universes of Calvino, Kafka, and Borges, Scholz’s stories disturb the universe, probe the worlds we call home, and measure the degrees of our alienation. Mind-expanding, entertaining, and often richly disquieting, The Amount to Carry brings us bravura performances of the imagination.
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.
The Eve of the Last Apollo
A Catastrophe Machine
Blumfeld an Elderly Bachelor
A Draft of Canto CI
At the Shore
The Nine Billion Names of God
Andrews asked better Blumfeld body called catastrophe Charlotte close cold comes dark dead death don't door draw dream earth edge eyes face fall father fear feel felt fiction force give hand heard holds hundred idea interest It's Italy Ives knew leave less light listened live longer looked lost meaning memory Mengele million mind month moon moved Murphy never night observer once passed past perhaps play reached returned seemed seen sense space speak stars started stay Stevens stopped story sure talk tell things thought thousand told took touched traveled true turned understand Vogel voice walked wall watched week wind window write