Title, Adjunct: An Undigest. Author, Peter Manson. Publisher, Barque Press, . ISBN, , Length, pages. Export Citation. Adjunct: An Undigest [Peter Mason] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. For those who believe erroneously that the avant-garde have no sense of humour, Peter Manson’s Adjunct, An Undigest (Edinburgh Review.

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Immediately I got the sense that Manson was relating his work somehow to the music of John Cage. I found this book oddly satisfying. Reading every bit, start to finish, is one way.

Feb 02, Manda rated it liked it Shelves: Among the pleasures here is a frenetic and wickedly ironic interior monologue – painfully amusing, penetrating adiunct acutely observed. Dec 19, Bonnie rated it did not like it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In order to understand what kind of book you really enjoy reading, you need to read one you legitimately despise.

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 you die list. Such is the age of endless, instantaneous information.


The latter is a mixture of udnigest, punning lyrics, translations and pastiches, prose poetry, graphic art, literary excavations and umdigest forms – an abundant and challenging gathering of his work sincein a beautifully designed large paperback. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Four Happy Days, two teenage to be a work of one cottage concave.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. To ask other readers questions about Adjunctplease sign up. See 1 question about Adjunct…. It consists of short, unrelated sentences, one after the other, in one long, unbroken “paragraph” for 81 pages. This is undoubtedly the xn strikingly original book I have read this year.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. And the waste that comes from its indiscriminate consumption was all I could think about as I read these pages of discombobulation.

Tracy rated it it was ok Aug 08, If unditest are inclined to read it, or you just happen to need to scratch it off your list of ” Books,” look to see if your library uses interlibrary loan. Return to Book Page. You keep spotting things and hearing things as though they were sentences in Adjunct. Also, this book is incredibly hard to attain for reading.


Adjunct: An Undigest

Do I think it belongs on the list? Jacob Hauge rated it really liked it Jun 19, Some phrases, beer, slices of the dialogue to Albania, not be chronononsense either. Jan 01, Alana rated it did not like it Shelves: The 76 pages are filled with random sentences, poems, obituaries, verbal miscues, and shorthand scrambled by a random number table and still somehow a little comprehensible.


Using the Adjunct Travesty generator at http: Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Manson makes observations, diary extracts and a list of the dead stretch to about 95 pages.

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He wants a job, but he’s screwed up multiple attempts, and meanwhile his brain is crowded with equations, Scottish indie ba The way I approach the booklist is to be as naive as possible – I don’t read up on a book before picking it up, and so I sometimes end up feeling a little unprepared. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I suppose someone more intellectual than I will find some redeeming value, but I am only glad to have completed this book and to never glance back.