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Ígur Neblí by Miquel de Palol

During the years of the confrontation, Peirgij Kumaiaski distinguished himself as the most skilful guiding strategist and fire correction expert. As soon as the revolt was quenched, and he was punished in accordance with the laws, he demonstrated, as had … Continue reading

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Forthcoming: Radiant Terminus by Antoine Volodine

Antoine Volodine’s radioactive phantasmagoria, in which futuristic communism is intertwined with the magic of East Slavic oral traditions, is forthcoming from Open Letter Books in Jeffrey Zuckerman’s translation. You might remember that I mentioned this novel among the most notable … Continue reading

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The Troiacord (El Troiacord) by Miquel de Palol

This review is the culmination of a decade-long obsession. I first encountered the name of Miquel de Palol in a book on contemporary Spanish literature in which there wasn’t a word on The Troiacord, his major work. This reticence, as I … Continue reading

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