Desolation of Avenues Untold

Desolation of Avenues Untold Desolation of Avenues Untold is enthralling on multiple levels as a mystery as a slapstick comedy as an investigation of an arcane society as the story of a shuffling life at the edge of things I e

  • Title: Desolation of Avenues Untold
  • Author: Brandon Hobson
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  • Page: 168
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  • Desolation of Avenues Untold is enthralling on multiple levels as a mystery, as a slapstick comedy, as an investigation of an arcane society, as the story of a shuffling life at the edge of things I enjoyed it enormously and I can t wait to see what Brandon Hobson comes up with next He s a marvelous storyteller Owen P King, author of the novel Double Feature Brandon Desolation of Avenues Untold is enthralling on multiple levels as a mystery, as a slapstick comedy, as an investigation of an arcane society, as the story of a shuffling life at the edge of things I enjoyed it enormously and I can t wait to see what Brandon Hobson comes up with next He s a marvelous storyteller Owen P King, author of the novel Double Feature Brandon Hobson s Desolation of Avenues Untold is at once both a wise commentary on loss and nostalgia and a very funny and very paranoid farce Thomas Pynchon, David Lynch, and Philip K Dick would all be perfectly at home in Desolate City, TX A beautifully lunatic book Gabriel Blackwell, author of The Natural Dissolution of Fleeting Improvised Men

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    About "Brandon Hobson"

    1. Brandon Hobson

      Brandon Hobson is the author of Where the Dead Sit Talking and other books He is the winner of a Pushcart Prize, and his fiction and nonfiction have appeared in such places as The Believer, The Paris Review Daily, Conjunctions, NOON, Post Road, Narrative Magazine, and elsewhere.

    106 thoughts on “Desolation of Avenues Untold”

    1. A fever dream of our contemporary obsessiveness and how it are leading us into new categories of catatonia. Which is another way of saying that, among its other virtues (e.g sensitivity to place / landscape; ear for how we talk and don't talk [or anti-converse]), this book is satire of real subtlety and incisiveness.



    2. The sort of book that will get under your skin and surprise you with every turn of the page. At once a novel and a curious collection of documents, phone messages and other ephemera, this was a mood-altering dip into unusual subcultures and the specific needs and desires of a very interesting cast of characters. Super weird, intricate, and unique.


    3. not every book needs to be compared to infinite jest but this really reminded me of it in a bad way. Hobson seemed a little too excited about the idea, and a little too reliant on dialogue, to the point of wastefulness, for this to really be successful. Bogged down by his own cleverness. An editor (especially a copyeditor) should have cut about 10% of the fluff here. potential missed. im certain im missing some references, allegories, etc. here, but i basically just wanted this to be over as soo [...]



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