Tag Archives: metafiction

Death Sentences by Kawamata Chiaki

Translated from Japanese by Thomas Lamarre First Published: (as Genshi-gari) 1984. English translation 2012 by University of Minnesota Press. My copy: bought on Kindle Memorable quote: “I am not in a position to tell you what is actually written in here. I don’t know … Continue reading

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One of Our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde

First Published: 2012 by Hodder My copy: lent to me by a friend Memorable quote: “It’s highly disorderly,” he explained, “not like here. There is no easily definable plot and you can run yourself ragged wondering what the significance of … Continue reading

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White Noise by Don DeLillo

Published: 1984 by Viking Penguin Inc. My copy: from the secondhand swap shop at work Memorable quote: “All plots tend to move deathward. This is the nature of plots. Political plots, terrorist plots, lovers’ plots, narrative plots, plots that are … Continue reading

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