Blind Man's Bluff by Aidan Higgins

By Aidan Higgins

Perversely, yet maybe accurately, Aidan Higgins—one of the few modern writers worthwhile of comparability with Beckett and Joyce, now celebrating his eighty fifth year-—has selected to attend until eventually his sight has approximately left him to collect this selection of visible treats. A average booklet of anecdotes and cartoons—the latter by no means ahead of released, although customary to all of Higgins's correspondents from the margins of his letters and postcards—Blind Man's Bluff is a compendium of tart and comedian insights into sight itself, in addition to different various indignities: own, historic, and literary.

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