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by Louis Armand (Goodreads Author)
Set in Mexico, Menudo is a radical montage of overlapping accounts of a crime. Details multiply, repeat, segue into one another, but do not "add up." These include laboratory transcripts; the diary of a drug addict in Mexico City; the testimony of a malaria patient in a sanatorium; an escapee and a catholic priest in a village near Tapachula; an archaeologist at ...more
Paperback, 141 pages
Published 2006 by Antigen
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I was first attracted to this book by the awesome, then I was put off by the thought that one shouldn't judge a book by its cover, and that there wasn't much in the world that could be as awesome a the cover. You see, I didn't think that I could end up being that lucky twice. THE BOOK WAS BRILLIANT - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Louis Armand is a writer and visual artist who has lived in Prague since 1994. He has worked as an editor and publisher, and as a subtitles technician at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, and is an editor of VLAK magazine. He is the author of eight novels, including Breakfast at Midnight in 2012, "a perfect modern noir, presenting Kafka's Prague as a bleak, monochrome singularity of darkness, ...moreMore about Louis Armand...