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All Strange Away

3.94  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Paperback, 44 pages
Published May 1st 1991 by Marion Boyars Publishers (first published January 1st 1979)
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Martino
May 08, 2014 Martino rated it it was amazing
Un'identità androgina che si perde e si scompone nello spazio (nel non spazio) e nel tempo (nel non tempo). Perdita completa dei tratti di genere che assume identità universale. Spazio soffocante che si chiude intorno a noi. Metafora dell'esistenza che sfugge. Costante ricerca della fantasia attraverso l'immaginazione. Immaginazione che soffoca mano a mano che lo spazio (vita) si chiude. Tempo indefinito. Infinitamente breve. Privazione dei sensi. Un nulla che racchiude, comunque, un briciolo di ...more
Stuart Estell
Jul 01, 2011 Stuart Estell rated it it was amazing
How on earth can a novella which consists solely of the imagination of the compression of a human figure within a geometric shape be so affecting? And so funny? Quite amazing.

(All Strange Away is an earlier version of Imagination Dead Imagine)
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A claustrophobic gem of a text. Poignant and beautiful.
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