Less of a review and more of a list of favourite quotes as reasons to why you should read this book and read it now.
“How inadequate are the expressions our faces offer us.”
‘Fish Have No Feet’ is reflective, nostalgic, depressive; filled with rhetorical questions and existentialist musings.
“The asphalt glistened like the skin of an aubergine.”
‘Fever Dream’ would make a downright creepy movie, you know the kind of arthouse horror that is nominated at Cannes, the one that all the hipsters are talking about.
There’s something about the art of translation that always makes me want to romanticize it in the cold light of morning.
Basically, I love a good ‘people trying to find their place in this meaningless existence we call life’ story.