Friday, June 13, 2008

New Statesman hails Omega minor

Heather Thompson praises Omega minor in the New Statesman (15 May 2008).

'In this brilliant, improbable mishmash of heart-rending horror and hilarious sex, of Hinduism and theoretical physics, of Greek mythology and conspiracy theory and Hebrew lore, Verhaeghen's dense, dazzling efforts are at once engaging and alienating. In a penultimate coup - the decisive gesture of a novel that so cleverly explores voyeurism and betrayal - he shows his hand, exposing a literary deception as canny as any card trick, as callous as any police tip-off.'

Read the article in full here.

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