‘The Crossing’ by Victor Cord’homme

Caravansérail, Brick Lane 7th September – 3rd October 2017 When I arrive at Caravansérail, I find that my favourite bookstore in all of London has undergone something of a transformation. Novels and magazines have made way for acrylic drawings depicting manmade structures of the seaside; lighthouse, water-tower, boat. A skeletal machine is suspended in mid-air, … Continue reading ‘The Crossing’ by Victor Cord’homme

‘There Has Never Been Anything Original’: An Interview with Tom McCarthy

This interview was originally published in ARC Magazine #21, 'Re-Issue', 2017 Much like the fictions of J.G Ballard or the reworked fairy tales of Robert Coover, the novels of Tom McCarthy are punctured with moments of carefully orchestrated traumas. One man obsessively re-enacts memories from his past, voluntarily trapped in a stuttering present. Another delights … Continue reading ‘There Has Never Been Anything Original’: An Interview with Tom McCarthy