Lost Voices by Christopher Koch

Reviewed by
December 2012–January 2013, no. 347
Don Anderson reviews 'Lost Voices' by Christopher Koch

Lost Voices

by Christopher Koch

Fourth Estate, $32.99 pb, 464 pp, 9780732294632

Lost Voices by Christopher Koch

Reviewed by
December 2012–January 2013, no. 347

‘There is another world, but it is in this one.’ That is Paul Éluard, channelled by Patrick White as one of four epigraphs to The Solid Mandala (1966), a ‘doubleman’ of a novel avant la lettre.Other quotations appended to this story of Waldo and Arthur Brown are taken from Meister Eckhart (‘It is not outside, it is inside: wholly within’) and Patrick Anderson (‘… yet still I long / for my twin in the sun …’).

Don Anderson reviews 'Lost Voices' by Christopher Koch

Lost Voices

by Christopher Koch

Fourth Estate, $32.99 pb, 464 pp, 9780732294632

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