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Rita Indiana’s Doorbell

The opening of Tentacle

Spot a newly arrived novel at the library, Tentacle by Rita Indiana (originally La mucama de Omicunlé). Read the back cover. Kind words from The Observer and The Guardian, one comparing the author to Kathy Acker (“with a tighter narrative grip”). Maybe I’ll dig this. Read the first sentence. Off to a good start, to say the least.

Translated by Achy Obejas.

By Marc Weidenbaum

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  • By The Music of Tentacle on February 22, 2020 at 9:52 pm

    […] (originally La mucama de Omicunlé), in a translation by Achy Obejas. I started it just over a month ago, and it’s the sort of book you read two chapters at a time, let them sink in, and then read […]

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