Reviews and Blog Posts: surrealism

Samedi the deafness : a novel

by Jesse Ball

DPL Rating:
4

Jesse Ball seems to be to be a writer’s writer. He’s a good read for anyone with a love of language and semantics. This story is kind of a nonsensical, suspenseful spy-mystery story with a heavy feel of the surreal. Reading other reviews of his writing, Jesse Ball has been...

The street of crocodiles and other stories

by Bruno Schulz

DPL Rating:
5

 This book is a small compilation of Bruno Schulz’s short stories and a few illustrations. He’s been associated with surrealist movement both with his writing and illustrations, his writing could be categorized as magical realism.  He was writing in the 1930’s and his life ended at the hands of a...

Syndicate content