Leaving the Atocha station : a novel / Ben Lerner.
Publication year: 2013
Publisher: London : Granta,
ISBN: 9781847086914 (pbk.) :
Originally published: Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2011.
Adam Gordon is a brilliant, if highly unreliable young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, struggling to establish his sense of self and his attitude towards art. It's not just his imperfect grasp of Spanish, but the underlying suspicion that his entire personality is just as fraudulent as his poetry.
181 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm
Fav part: Love his use of the semicolon p. 156 "Without texture, time passed." Star rating: 5 out of 5 Recommend? Yes
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