Above the story line

Above the story line

The Antibiography of Robert F. Menzies

by Bernard Cohen

Fourth Estate, $32.99 pb, 298 pp, 9780732264383

‘Above the line’, a narrator begins a story. At a specific moment in time, a specific fictional character appears and something is about to happen. ‘Below the line’, another narrator begins a different story, a story in notes, footnotes, ‘citational backup’ for the story ‘above’. You have begun reading Bernard Cohen’s new novel: a work in story and notes, a game, a play of genre, a performance.

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Published in February 2014 no. 358
Kathryn Koromilas

Kathryn Koromilas

Kathryn Koromilas is the author of Palimpsest: A Novel (2010). She is currently a Master of Philosophy candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide.

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