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Harpercollins Fire In The Unnameable Country

Harpercollins Fire In The Unnameable Country

Ghalib Islam

  • $ 1819


The 1001 nights of its time rooms opening into rooms, stories opening into stories in the same literary mansion as calvino, burroughs, david foster wallace and the metafabulist satirists often very funny in a dark, horrifying way a funhouse mirror of the actual state of certain parts of the world, in our age margaret atwood the universe is shaking as hedayat, the narrator of fire in the unnamable country, is born on a flying carpet in the skies above an obscure land whose leader has manufactured the ability to hear every unspoken utterance of the nation hedayats dark world is entirely foreign but oddly familiar, echoing the banality of our daily diversions and adding a terrifying twist the mirror, a gruesome, never-ending reality show, turns the city of la maga into a permanent hollywood-style film set where people gamble body parts islams vibrant, ingenious construction sends the plo...