When H. G. Wells first published ‚The War of the Worlds‘ in 1897, his work could easily have been considered the ramblings of a mad man. From a contemporary perspective, however, one would rather characterize the author as a genius.
Barnes‘ fictional protagonists are usually looking back on their lives. So when Tony goes looking for his past in ‚The Sense of an Ending‘, a reader might not be surprised. A mistake.
In her debut novel Eileen as well as in last years sensation My Year of Rest and Relaxation, Ottessa Moshfegh shows her readers untraditional and unnerving female perspectives and worldviews in regards to sense of self and sense of surroundings. I’ve already… Weiterlesen ›