Revulsion

Revulsion

Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador

Book - 2016
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An expatriate professor, Vega, returns from exile in Canada to El Salvador for his mothers funeral. A sensitive idealist and an aggrieved motor mouth, he sits at a bar with the author, Castellanos Moya, from five to seven in the evening, telling his tale and ranting against everything his country has to offer. Written in a single paragraph and alive with a fury as astringent as the wrath of Thomas Bernhard, Revulsion was first published in 1997 and earned its author death threats. Roberto Bolano called Revulsion Castellanos Moyas darkest book and perhaps his best: (3z(BA parody of certain works by Bernhard and the kind of book that makes you laugh out loud.(3y(B
Publisher: New York :, New Directions Books,, 2016
Edition: First American paperback edition
ISBN: 9780811225397
0811225399
9780811223430
0811223434
Branch Call Number: F Castellanos Moya
Characteristics: 88 pages ;,21 cm
Additional Contributors: Klein, Lee 1972-

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