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Author: Adam Thirlwell; Visual Editions,
Publisher: [London] : Visual Editions, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in the thick of the Arab Spring, it is guided by the high-speed monologue of an unnamed narrator--over-doped, over-caffeinated, overweight--trying to make sense of this history in real time ... it uses spinning digressions to tell the stories of a group of interconnected characters in London and Egypt, each transformed by the idea of revolution"--Publisher's website, viewed on September 15, 2015.
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Genre/Form: Visual literature
Fiction
Historical fiction
Artists' books
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Thirlwell; Visual Editions,
ISBN: 9780956569233 0956569234
OCLC Number: 777602011
Notes: Perfect-bound in an illustrated paper wrapper. Includes twelve folded pages. Text is arranged unconventionally, allowing the visual placement of words to contribute to the meaning of the story.
Description: 81 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Adam Thirlwell.
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Exploding with unfolding pages and multiple directions, Kapow! is a new book by British writer Adam Thirlwell. Set in the thick of the Arab Spring, it is guided by the high-speed monologue of an  Read more...

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"Thirlwell weaves a spinning cultural commentary of interconnectedness, while Kerr renders increasingly erratic passages with acrobatic typography. The result is a structured chaos of stories within Read more...

 
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