Having combed real-life storytelling for narrative ticks, she seems to have grown out of them, seeking another, meta and autofictional register in her own writing.
About 50 pages into Ferenc Barnás’s The Parasite I settled myself down for a ride that I thought would be like one of Thomas Bernhard’s, but darker, and more oblique
Car Park Life – Gareth E. Rees
The account of people claiming public space, although these car parks may be far from the standard health and safety regulations, starts to sound heroic in a country where most land is owned by the landed gentry and public spaces and buildings are continuously being marked for “development.”
Mirrorlands: Russia, China, and the Journeys in Between – Ed Pulford
Pulford’s persona in this book, like all other Englishmen interested in Russia, is Anthony Burgess manqué.