Skin by Jeremy Poolman

Skin

Jeremy Poolman

If you are looking for a book with a middle, beginning and end then this is not the book for you. This unique book is fragmented like the mind of its marrator, Janek, who tries to give an account of his life while awaiting trial. Haunted by past horrors and present misdemeanors his life spills onto the page without offering answers to the questions his ramblings raise.

Extract

Though the names of the others, now, escape me, their faces do not, and I see them, still, every night and every morning, watch them standing absent at the tramstop, or sitting before me, bizarrely transformed, their eyes forever clear now, watching me.....

Parallels
  • The Trial by Franz Kafka
  • Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

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