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The Human Country Paperback – Sep 1 2002


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  • Paperback: 186 pages
  • Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press; 1 edition (Sept. 1 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1564783219
  • ISBN-13: 978-1564783219
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 16 x 21.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 249 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #872,795 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Unheralded (mostly) genius. Feb. 18 2008
By D. Croy - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Matthews is an anachronism: he finds the beautiful by means of astounding discipline. He re-imagines what language can do by stripping it down into its mechanistic (almost) elements. And when he gets there, he finds something startling and amazing. Screw post-modern. This is pre-modern and all the more stunning and original for it. He will change the way you see and think, and I'm not exaggerating on that.

By the way, this is no Joycean academic wankery. These stories are readable and enjoyable. That they tear your head off, turn it upside down, and squish up all the goo inside is almost incidental to the sheer surface pleasure.


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