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October 01 2013

Freud, Einstein : attention génies ! | Mediapart

Freud, Einstein : attention génies ! | Mediapart

Deux romans, troublants et documentés, qui entrent en résonance presque inouïe. Dans Le Cas Eduard Einstein, Laurent Seksik donne la parole au fils d’Einstein, oublié dans un hôpital psychiatrique zurichois. Dans La Liste de Freud, Goce Smilevski fait parler la sœur de Freud, qu’il laissa derrière lui en fuyant Vienne. Extraits des livres en fin d’article.

#roman #Freud #Einsten #littérature

October 02 2011

via Reza Negarestani: Cyclonopedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials (2008) at Monoskop/log - Download pdf

Cyclonopedia is theoretical-fiction novel by Iranian philosopher and writer Reza Negarestani. Hailed by novelists, philosophers and cinematographers, Negarestani’s work is the first horror and science fiction book coming from and written on the Middle East.

‘The Middle East is a sentient entity—it is alive!’ concludes renegade Iranian archaeologist Dr. Hamid Parsani, before disappearing under mysterious circumstances. The disordered notes he leaves behind testify to an increasingly deranged preoccupation with oil as the ‘lubricant’ of historical and political narratives.

A young American woman arrives in Istanbul to meet a pseudonymous online acquaintance who never arrives. Discovering a strange manuscript in her hotel room, she follows up its cryptic clues only to discover more plot-holes, and begins to wonder whether her friend was a fictional quantity all along.

Meanwhile, as the War on Terror escalates, the US is dragged into an asymmetrical engagement with occultures whose principles are ancient, obscure, and saturated in oil. It is as if war itself is feeding upon the warmachines, leveling cities into the desert, seducing the aggressors into the dark heart of oil …


Publisher Re.Press, August 2008
Anomaly Series
ISBN 0980544009, 9780980544008
268 pages

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April 17 2011

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