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Louis Armand

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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, despair and edgy, dry existentialist hardboil" (Richard Marshall, 3:AM), CAIRO (Equus Press, 2014; short listed for the Guardian's Not-the-Booker Prize), and THE COMBINATIONS (Equus Press, 2016). Described as "Robert Pinget does Canetti (in drag in Yugoslavia)," Armand's third novel Clair Obscur was published by Equus in 2011. His previous novel, Menudo ...more

!COMBO front cover mediumISBN 978-0-9571213-6-2. Paperback. 888pp + xxxvii. Publication date: May 2016. Equus Press: London. Order direct from Equus Press (paperback only); or via Amazon UK / US; or try the Kindle edition.


In 8 octaves, 64 chapters and 888 pages, Louis Armand’s The Combinations is an unprecedented “work of attempted fiction” that combines the beauty & intellectual exertion that is chess with the pan...

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Breakfast at Midnight

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The Combinations

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Cairo

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Canicule

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Clair Obscur

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Menudo

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Contemporary Poetics

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