John Hawkes

An tremendously remarkable novel from “our best author” (Flannery O’Connor)

Travesty is John Hawkes’s so much severe imaginative and prescient of eroticism and comedian terror. within the south of France, a chic activities motor vehicle is rushing throughout the evening, bearing a guy, his daughter, and his ally towards a deadly crash. As he drives, the “privileged guy” justifies, in a sustained monologue, his enterprise opinion that willed destruction is the last word act of the poetic mind's eye. “What i've got in brain is an ‘accident’ so completely contrived that it'll be certain, outstanding and on the spot, a actual counterpart to that imaginative and prescient within which it was once in reality conceived.” fascinated by intercourse, delusion, the mind's eye, and the absurd, Travesty is some of the most cruelly and vibrantly ironic works to be present in twentieth-century literature.

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