Moretti

Out of the Slaughterhouse of Literature

One of the original aims of the current AHRC project on Crime Fiction Viz is to show books which are difficult to locate, or have been long forgotten ; to make the unread reappear ; to allow to see books, which had become virtually invisible. Such are the following novels,  original best-sellers but whose international career was hampered by a set of adverse circumstances. Many of them have been ignored,  lost, binned or destroyed. In some cases, there are probably only  few surviving copies spread across the world, and most  had been hidden for decades in obscure, opaque and remote,  private or public collections.

RusPicture1

 San-Antonio, Moi, vous me connaissez? Kourier, Nijny Novgorod, 1992

Continue reading

Advertisements