‘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