Literary influences in Lars Iyer's Spurious

Literature blogs voice appreciation for Iyer's debut
John Self reviews Lars Iyer's new novel Spurious over at Asylum: 'Subjects and people recur: Béla Tarr, Maurice Blanchot, Franz Rosenzweig. Not mentioned, but all over the book, are Thomas Bernhard and Samuel Beckett. The narrative container of Lars reporting W.’s thoughts is pure Old Masters, and Vladimir and Estragon could not be more simultaneously comic and tragic. “These are the end times, but who knows it but us?”' [Read More]

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