Re: RARA-AVIS: Abrahams - Oblivion

From: Jacques Debierue (
Date: 11 Aug 2006

--- In, "Chris M" <cptpipes@...> wrote:
> I recently read Peter Abrahams' Oblivion. Though I have since read
> Abrahams in the RA Archives, I was not familair with him until Joyce
> Oates' New Yorker review of Oblivion last year.

I read it recently, too. Mostly a snoozefest, flaccid, very "correct" writing. Not enough spark for me, I'm afraid. But then, I've been revisiting the likes of Leonardo Sciascia and Dino Buzzati, whose fiction tends to make everything else mundane, at least temporarily.



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