‘As Barry follows John’s strange journey, the boundaries between fact and fiction, author and subject, past and present morph. Dark, trippy and comic, Beatlebone is a heady exploration of creativity and identity’
‘Al Aswany is above all a superb storyteller and creator of characters: 50 pages in, there is no turning back … A remarkable and devastating portrait of a deeply unhappy society, in the guise of a novel that is at once funny, perceptive and affectionate’
“Today it’s widely regarded as a classic of American literature. But Fante’s masterpiece has not always enjoyed such prominence. In fact, its journey to its current status has been long and highly unusual…”
The Lost Time Accidents, John Wray’s mad, brilliant, big novel of three generations of crackpots (or visionaries) narrated by a man in an Manhattan apartment who has departed time is out now in paperback.