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by Ivan Vladislavic

  • ISBN: 0956509282
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Ivan Vladislavic
  • Subcategory: World Literature
  • Other formats: txt docx lit lrf
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sylph Editions (October 15, 2012)
  • Pages: 44 pages
  • FB2 size: 1321 kb
  • EPUB size: 1627 kb
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A Labour of Moles (Cahiers) Paperback – October 15, 2012. by Ivan Vladislavic (Author) "A Labour of Moles" finds the narrator transported to a strange land consisting of unsettling voids and seemingly random objects

A Labour of Moles (Cahiers) Paperback – October 15, 2012. by Ivan Vladislavic (Author). Book 17 of 23 in the Cahier Series. A Labour of Moles" finds the narrator transported to a strange land consisting of unsettling voids and seemingly random objects. As the narrator starts to make sense of his environment, questions are raised as to his own identity. Ivan Vladislavić's playful short story has been written for the Cahiers Series, a set of beautifully produced pamphlets exploring aspects of literature and translation.

A Labour of Moles book. I found myself in the thick of things.

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Used availability for Ivan Vladislavic's A Labour of Moles. October 2012 : UK Paperback.

A Labour of Moles (Cahier 17) by Ivan Vladislavić mentioned in Granta online feature. You have written non-fiction about visual art (Willem Boshoff) and fiction in response to art (The Exploded View and Double Negative, although the relationship between each book and the images that catalysed it is complex).

Steyn, Jan. Interview with Ivan Vladislavić.

A vacant patch of South African veld next to the comfortable, complacent Malgas household has been taken over by a mysterious, eccentric figure with "a plan. Fashioning his tools out of recycled garbage, the stranger enlists Malgas's help in clearing the land and planning his mansion. Originally part of a collaborative project with photographer David Goldblatt, Double Negative is a subtle triptych that captures the ordinary life of Neville Lister during South Africa's extraordinary revolution. Ivan Vladislavic lays moments side by side like photographs on a table.

A Labour of Moles, the newest addition to this groundbreaking series, is a postmodern fable by Ivan Vladislavic, one of South Africa’s most imaginative writers

A Labour of Moles, the newest addition to this groundbreaking series, is a postmodern fable by Ivan Vladislavic, one of South Africa’s most imaginative writers. In this playful riddle, the reader is taken down to the perspective of an unidentified word in a dictionary. Accompanied by nineteen spectacular color illustrations, Vladislavic’s Labour of Moles takes the reader where few have trod – inside the building blocks of fiction itself. Other Titles of Interest.

"I found myself in the thick of things. I shut my eyes experimentally, opened them again. If I was dreaming, the scene should change – but no, everything was exactly as it had been before."

So begins A Labour of Moles, by one of South Africa’s most important writers, Ivan Vladislavic: a story which takes the reader into a realm utterly alien and at the same time as familiar as the letters forming the words on the page and the very building-blocks of fiction.



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