A Re-enchantment of the World

An extract from my review of Claire-Louise Bennett‘s Pond appears on the front cover of the Picador Australia edition, published on 22 December 2016.

“What Bennett aims at is nothing short of a re-enchantment of the world …a truly stunning debut.
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Theorems Estranged Into Pure Poetry

An extract from my review of Agustín Fernández Mallo‘s Nocilla Dream appears on the back cover of Nocilla Experience (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2016).

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By juxtaposing fiction with non-fiction … the author has created a hybrid genre that mirrors our networked lives, allowing us to inhabit its interstitial spaces. A physician as well as an artist, Mallo can spot a mermaid’s tail in a neutron monitor; estrange theorems into pure poetry.