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The Word of God

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The Word of God

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
79303
publisher:
Tachyon Publications
genre:
Fiction, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it an A-

The late author’s newest work, The Word of God, presented as a memoir by a deified Thomas M. Disch, satirizes modern religion via fiction and poetry.

Movie Pitch
Bruce Almighty as a pitch-dark Charlie Kaufman dramedy.

Bottom Line
While Disch’s frequent references to suffering and the afterlife can be painful to read after his recent suicide, they make for a fitting coda to a career spent perfecting the art of the unsettling. A-

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