68 Cantos

Author: William Weiss

Genre: Science Fiction

Year: 2019

Rating: 8 of 10


An abstract and feverish tale of worldly disintegration. This book is a nonlinear narrative that takes us through post-apocalyptic wastelands and teases us with whether the war has just finished or is about to begin. If read as a novel it can feel a bit meandering but when viewed as poetry one feels, and is dragged through, what is occurring in this hellish and deteriorating world. Fans of the cut-up technique will appreciate this book. The characters are generalized, I.E. Control, Everyman, Mutants etc. – and stand for ideas rather than typical people doing things in an invented world. With moments of vivid poetry and startling imagery this book will appeal to fans strange and non-traditional stories.



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