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Llocos Journalist, The Harry Mathews. Back cover copy The interconnected stories that form this novel take place in a Madrid as exotic as the Baghdad of the Arabian Nights and feature unforgettable characters in revolt against their young “author”.
First published in and long neglected, this elegantly inventive novel anticipates works like Pale Fire and One Hundred Years of Solitude. In Locos, Felipe Alfau creates a mercurial dreamscape in which the characters – the feilpe, sometimes criminal, habitues of Toledo’s Cafe of the Crazy – wrench free of authorial control, invade one another’s stories, and even turn into one another.
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