Yeah I thought it was gonna be more like that tbh, but it's a very literate, solvent intellectual guy, like someone who writes for the face or something.I enjoyed but felt perhaps there was too much in it extraneous to raving if that makes sense? Which is a reflection of his age, his media involvements and so on. I felt that if it had been about someone 18 years old whose entire life revolved around raving it might've been a bit purer, uncut if that makes sense? I thought the depictions of raving and the broken up nature of cognition on drugs were perfect though.
Yeah, I don't know if those bits work as well giving the fragmented structure. It'd repay a reread I think.Yeah I thought it was gonna be more like that tbh, but it's a very literate, solvent intellectual guy, like someone who writes for the face or something.
I bought it on a whim when I got the mailer from fitzcaralldo editions, round about the time there was that lockdown rave on the m1 last year and I thought the 4th summer of love was round the corner.
yes, its been a slow going because Ive been drinking a lot as well. But its great. Just finished the section on the history of the chinese people in Mexacli, a town actually founded by chinese immigrants. To escape both persecution and the heat, they built an intricate series of tunnels underneath the city with apartments and clubs and many lived there.