November 19, 2018

Aquarium by David Vann

Aquarium by David Vann

A novel drowning in fishy philosophy


Think tank: aquarium is a metaphor for everything Think tank: aquarium is a metaphor for everything (SeaWorld )

Read
the first chapter here

DAVID VANN has a helpless addiction to the verbless sentence. He started
“using” in 2011, with Caribou Island. Sample: “His eyes hard and small,
focused.” Back then the habit was under control — a flourish rather than a
mannerism. Caribou Island, like Vann’s first work of fiction, Legend of a
Suicide (2008), was a taut, masterful exploration of the

Source: http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/culture/books/fiction/article1523198.ece