Tag Archives: Belgium

Review: The Cathedral of Mist by Paul Willems

 translated by Edward Gauvin Wakefield Press July 5, 2016 112 pages   In this collection of surreal, exquisitely-composed and expertly-translated stories, Belgian fantasist Paul Willems (1912-1997) offers us a multitude of dreamscapes both as delicate as gossamer and tangible as a mountain. Cathedrals made of mist, palaces of emptiness, dreams that melt into reality: you’ll

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Out This Month: January

The Mountains of Parnassus by Czeslaw Milosz, translated by Stanley Bill (Yale University Press, January 10) “Written in the 1970s and published posthumously in Polish in 2012, Milosz’s deliberately unfinished novel is set in a dystopian future where hierarchy, patriarchy, and religion no longer exist. Echoing the structure of The Captive Mind and written in

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