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The World Goes On

by: László Krasznahorkai

Publisher: Norton (2017)

$24.95

Staff Pick by comrade:

Absurd and bleakly comic, passionate and questing, these stories lead you in circles with minute attention to detail while encompassing the whole world. Full of restless energy and yet mired in hopelessness, these characters explore the intense profundity and despair of existence. Maddening and immensely rewarding. RIYL: Kafka, Beckett etc.

Absurdandbleaklycomic,passionateandquesting,thesestoriesleadyouincircleswithminuteattentiontodetailwhileencompassingtheentireworld.Fullofrestlessenergyandyetmiredinhopelessnessthecharacterswithinexploretheintenseprofundityanddespairofexistence. Maddeningandimmenselyrewarding.