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Post-Exoticism in Ten Lessons, Lesson Eleven

by: Antoine Volodine

Publisher: Open Letter Books (1998)

$12.95

Staff Pick by comrade: Ariel A

In the future, an esoteric literary movement called post-exoticism is being repressed by the government, its writers killed off and imprisoned, its texts disappeared and destroyed. With no other way to transmit their stories, they turn to dreams, reveries, and mystical trances. These are the stories of their ordeals, their remembrances of their dead.