A General Theory of Oblivion
A General Theory of Oblivion
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2017
by (Author) and Daniel Hahn (Translator)

As the country goes through various political upheavals from colony to socialist republic to civil war to peace and capitalism, the world outside seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio, voices from next door, glimpses of someone peeing on a balcony, or a man fleeing his pursuers. 

A General Theory of Oblivion is a perfectly crafted,… (more)

As the country goes through various political upheavals from colony to socialist republic to civil war to peace and capitalism, the world outside seeps into Ludo's life through snippets on the radio, voices from next door, glimpses of someone peeing on a balcony, or a man fleeing his pursuers. 

A General Theory of Oblivion is a perfectly crafted, wild patchwork of a novel, playing on a love of storytelling and fable.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

 

Publisher: Archipelago (December 15, 2015)

Page count: 250 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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