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Insel

He has an evening suit, but never an occasion to wear it, so he puts it on when he paints his pictures Insel, the only novel by the surrealist master Mina Loy, is a book like no other about an impossible friendship amid the glamorous artistic bohemia of 1930s Paris.German painter Insel is a perpetual sponger and outsider prone to writing elegant notes with messages like He has an evening suit, but never an occasion to wear it, so he puts it on when he paints his pictures Insel, the only novel by the surrealist master Mina Loy, is a book like no other about an impossible friendship amid the glamorous artistic bohemia of 1930s Paris.German painter Insel is a perpetual sponger and outsider prone to writing elegant notes with messages like Am starving to death except for a miracle three o clock Tuesday afternoon will be the end but somehow writer and art dealer Mrs Jones likes him Together, they sit in caf s, hatch grand plans, and share their artistic aspirations and disappointments And they become friends But as they grow ever closer, Mrs Jones begins to realize just how powerful Insel s hold over her is Unpublished during Loy s lifetime, Insel which is loosely based on her friendship with the painter Richard Oelze is a supremely surrealist, deliberately excessive creation baroque in style, yet full of deft comedy and sympathy Now, with an alternate ending only recently unearthed in the Loy archives, Insel is finally back in print, and Loy s extraordinary achievement can be appreciated by a new generation of readers

Title : Insel
Author :  Mina Loy
Language : English
Isbn : 0876858531
Format : Paperback
Pages : 196 pages

Rating: 4.2

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