Adjunct: An Undigest. Front Cover. Peter Manson do well to stop reading this review and look elsewhere because Adjunct will not likely provide you with. Adjunct: An Undigest [Peter Mason] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Adjunct: an Undigest – Peter Manson This is undoubtedly the most strikingly original book I have read this year. Giving Gysin’s / Burrough’s cut.
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He references the musician 18 times, and outright says it: Or manaon it a series of barely-connected anecdotes and random thoughts? Adjunct is such a dramatic departure from the usual idea of the novel’s structure and purpose that its expands on the ideas mentioned by Boxall in the introduction. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.
I found myself getting addicted to the book. I found this book oddly satisfying. Too bad it is so difficult to find and will probably not appear in subsequent editions. Okay, but it was still pretty much gibberish, and I had another 72 pages to go.
However, do I think it belongs on the list? Recommended to M by: But I’m glad I read it. You keep spotting things and hearing things as though they were sentences in Adjunct. The problem, however, is that there is too much inconsistency and not enough good, profound material here, so that by the end, “This feels like a sponge” seems not only appropriate but definitive.
And the majson that comes from its indiscriminate consumption was all I could think about as I read these pages of discombobulation. Preview — Adjunct by Peter Manson.
Adjunct: an Undigest
The notation sat so strangely on the page that when anyone afjunct I had heard of died, that went into the mix too. And I’m pretty sure it’s the only book on the list that will reference Mogwai, who still, apparently, aren’t loud enough. Russel Hoban is dead. Why plays eggs is dead. I usually read a couple of pages at a time. Based on comments at this group, I knew that this book was beyond odd before I even found it at the library.
View all 3 comments. I found myself writing my own person Adjucnt in my head.
You too would have a nonsensical book of random sentences aj words to sell. So I set myself the challenge to find something good to say about it. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Hit me at mediasite gmail. Although I think that this doesn’t really qualify as anything you would drink your coffee and relax with on a cold, rainy day, I do think that this book does belong on the books to read before yo I was not at all prepared for how difficult it would be to suffer through 75 pages of total nonsensical crap. No current Talk conversations about this book.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. By the way, you can purchase a copy here: Actual newspaper clippings, glued to a page. Based on comments here at LT, I knew that this book was beyond odd before I even found it at the library. Apr 16,1: I could not stand any of it. Manson makes observations, diary extracts and a list of the dead stretch to about 95 pages.
There’s themes but they don’t run straight, and it’s frequently pretty hilarious. Also, on his website, there is a link to a collage picture he made when writing the book. This disjointed autobiography was so scattered I didn’t feel i knew enough about the subject at the end. Nov 13, Wesley VanHoosen rated it it was ok Shelves: That’s all I have to say about this one.
Adjunct: an Undigest | Peter Manson
I read bits of this book when I think about it. In order to understand what kind of book you really enjoy reading, you need to read one you legitimately despise. We need to talk about books. These were just sound bites he overheard or read. Does he still have boils behind his ears This is undoubtedly the most strikingly original book I have read this year. If I had read this back when I was 18 sometime between the demise of the Sex Pistols and the rise of MadonnaI would have thought this was flippin’ brilliant.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sep 18, Deanne rated it it was ok Shelves: Four Happy Days, two teenage to be a work of one cottage concave.
No, as Nickelini wrote, it’s an interesting experiment. He references the musician 18 times, and outright says it: Okay, but it was still pretty much gibberish, and I had another 72 pages to go. Also, I find the “insert name is dead” phrases to be oddly moving.