A Novel of One and Many

The Self and Community Consciousness in Edouard Louis’ End of Eddy by Walker Minot The title character of The End of Eddy is Eddy Bellegueule, or Eddy “beautiful face,” born in a provincial working-class town near Amiens, in the north of France. He is an effeminate, gay child with a strange voice and interests in dance andContinue reading “A Novel of One and Many”

Waking Up

Revisiting My Year of Rest and Relaxation in a Post Quarantine World by Walker Minot “’Sleeper, awake! Rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.’” -Ephesians 5:14 My Year of Rest and Relaxation (2018) is the second-most recent novel by the Jewish-Iranian-American writer Ottessa Moshfegh. It became her breakout book, following the modest commercial and impressiveContinue reading “Waking Up”