Borrow
Buy

Worlds From The Word's End

by Joanna Walsh

This thought provoking novella considers communication and words through the observations of an unnamed protagonist. The meandering prose is at times challenging, with its seemingly disjointed plot requiring a focused mind. An intellectual read, this unusual tale is reflective and insightful in equal measure.

Extract

To accommodate her, I pared myself down further, until I was practically flat, then hardly more than one-dimensional. I stripped myself of the word righteous, and the word ... well, all the words, until I wasn't feeling myself any more, until I was numb, uncalled for, but she had no need to call me: I was always there. Minus these words I looked no different. She didn't notice they'd ever been attached to me.

Parallels

The Interagative Mood by Padgett Powell
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
 

Read Extract

Books with similar rating

Borrow

1. Select UK region:

Not in the UK?

Scotland Norther Ireland North East of England North West of England Yorkshire and the Humber Wales West Midlands East Midlands East of England London South West of England South East of England

Sign in

 
Email:
 
Password:

Whichbook Sign Up

Enter your email address to get started:

First name:
Last name:
Password:
Confirm password:

Alerts

Email alerts are only available for registered users.