We are ruled by quotations, said Susan Sontag. Her experimental novels are all covered with traces that are a bit too theoretical, a bit too up there in the mind, but there is a crypt, aphorism on the walls, old ones, Germanic ones, Chinese ones, etc. Yes, it is a bit too theoretical in the 1960s. However, that is also a recreation of the oldest form of framing what has been said, done or recorded. In addition, those aphorisms are wisdoms, sentences extracted from centuries of human history. Concise and to the point. Sometimes painful.
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Four Feet Under is a crowdfunded book. It compiled 30 plus interviews from homeless people in London, given their stories and feelings, exposing their world in the perspective of Four Feet Under. I supported this book, read it, and reviewed it.
With Haruki Murakami’s The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, waiting for the bus turns into a curious investigation about the narrator’s life, who previously worked in a