Target in the Night (Ricardo Piglia, 2015)

The secrets of the Argentine pampa in Ricardo Piglias clever and allusive novel Before Ricardo Piglia passed away early this year, he assumed the reputation of being Argentina's most prominent living writer. Upon his death, his status among the great writers of Argentina, such as Jorge Borges and Julio Cortazar has been the subject of… Continue reading Target in the Night (Ricardo Piglia, 2015)

The essay as a novel: Identity (Milan Kundera 1997, reprinted 2017)

On Milan Kundera's novel essay "Identity" Much does not happen in Milan Kundera's latest novel, Identity, except perhaps in the imagination. The imagination dominates the action of the characters in the novel and the progress of the story. From the banality of contented life, the characters develop thoughts about disturbances of contentment, about the death… Continue reading The essay as a novel: Identity (Milan Kundera 1997, reprinted 2017)