The Memoirs of JonBenet reviewed at Voiceworks

du PlessisAt Voiceworks, Laura Woollett recommends  Michael du Plessis’s The Memoirs of JonBenet by Kathy Acker:

Memoirs is typical of conceptual fiction in its defiance of realist notions of time, space, and character. Identity is protean. JonBenet and Kathy Acker rise from the dead to coexist and merge together in the Middle American toytown of Boulder, Colorado. There are cameos from figures as diverse as H.P. Lovecraft, Victor Frankenstein, and O from The Story of O, all of whom find themselves trapped in the claustrophobic world of Boulder, CO, which is characterized by beige carpeting, SUVs, and Plexiglas skies.

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