Hallucinating Foucault

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The love between a writer and a reader is never celebrated. It cannot be proven to exist.

Hallucinating Foucault is a love story, a mystery and a quest. It is a gripping tale of a mad writer, the glamorous, scandalous Paul Michel, enfant terrib

Hallucinating Foucault is a love story, a mystery and a quest. It is a gripping tale of a mad writer, the glamorous, scandalous Paul Michel, enfant terrible of French letters and the reader who sets out to find him. The search begins in the archives of university libraries, enters the forbidden spaces of a French asylum, moves onwards into the storms of late summer in Provence and ever deeper into the labyrinth of memory.

Passionate and controversial, Hallucinating Foucault crosses the frontiers of gender and sexuality, explores the limits of madness and desire and affirms the boundless loyalty of a reader's love - it is a remarkable book that goes to the very heart of the creative act. ...Continua

Ha scritto il 09/06/07
God this book is good! Yesterday I was going to moan about the stock heroine-changing-a-man-with-love plot but in the rush I got from the marvellous ending of the story I think I can forget that bit. That's no way not to spoil anything if I'm to talk
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Ha scritto il Nov 20, 2009, 21:42
"(...) The love between a writer and a reader is never celebrated. It can never be proved to exist. (...) He was the reader for whom I wrote."
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