[BOOKS] ✸ Zero Degree By Charu Nivedita – Avshao.info

Zero Degree I neither liked this book nor disliked this book my head was swirling like anything when i m done with thing this is my first non linear lipogrammatic novel why did i read this novel The legendary writer Sujatha called it a piece of shit Tehelka called it Style with substance Some called for the book to be banned straight away Wikipedia calls it Postmodern lipogrammatic novel some call it transgressive fiction.First, remember everything you are told and have believ I neither liked this book nor disliked this book my head was swirling like anything when i m done with thing this is my first non linear lipogrammatic novel why did i read this novel The legendary writer Sujatha called it a piece of shit Tehelka called it Style with substance Some called for the book to be banned straight away Wikipedia calls it Postmodern lipogrammatic novel some cal A lipogrammatic novel In tamil written in the 80s Whoa Unbelievable right One of the most unique and disturbing books you ll ever read There may b no other book as unique as this in any other language.It s a transgressive novel and its transgression at its peak Zero degrees is way ahead of its time Even in 2015, it seems too futuristic t I first came across Charu Nivedita at the Jaipur Literature Festival He cracked me up, so I picked up his book.The book, is, quite simply, chaotic.Chaotic not in the usual demeaning sense Chaotic in the way the world is chaotic Chaotic in a beautiful way.You ll struggle at some parts if not most, to decipher the meaning or relevance of a passage in the text And it is this struggle that makes the book so good, and such a enjoyable read Half way through, you ll come at a sort This would be one book I wanted to read for really a long time There were warnings against it Still whenever I check out any tamil books, I never failed to check its price or read its prologue And finally it reached me in its due time.A minute into the book, I understood that it isn t for me This book, as claimed to be one of the best transgressive fiction work of tamil sadly didn t work for me Okay this had happened before I thought I I dont know what to write a review about this book because I dont know what author is trying to say.I gave 4 stars because I have come to know a new genre called Transgressive fiction but still I dont understand the theme behind this F ng zero degree its like Total crap Charu talks about everything in this book Every page the topic jumps between cruelty, sex, sadism, child abuse, machoism, communism, gays, physical torture of captivities sometime he even talks about big bang and infinity with the current state of the world I felt like reading bunch of news papers cuts from different places Yes there is no sequence in it It was like a dream sequence It jumps between incidents Sometime the character in itself gives interview but which is act Total crap Charu talks about everything in this book Every page the topic jumps between cruelty, sex, sadism, child abuse, machoism, communism, gays, physical torture of captivities sometime he even talks about big bang and infinity with the current state of the world I felt like reading bunch of news papers cuts from different places Yes there is no sequence in it It was like a dream sequence It jumps between incidents Sometime the character in itself gives interview but which is actually Charu s Lot of character confusions Some time I felt like its close to penthouse stories For sample, there is an interview with a character in the bookQ why do you hat The most craziest novel I have read till date Felt irritated, shocked, surprised, disgusted, sympathetic and bored This is no easy novel and definitely not for those who can get offended by strong content of violence and sex Never thought a novel could Fiction South Asia Studies Translated From The Tamil By Pritham K Chakravarthy And Rakesh Khanna With Its Mad Patchwork Of Phone Sex Conversations, Nightmarish Torture Scenes, Tender Love Poems, Numerology, Mythology, And Compulsive Name Dropping Of Latin American Intellectuals, Charu Nivedita S Novel ZERO DEGREE Stands Out As A Groundbreaking Work Of Tamil Transgressive Fiction That Unflinchingly Probes The Deepest Psychic Wounds Of Humanity Hide It In The Deep Recesses Of Your Clothes Cupboard Or In The General Chaos Of Your Office Desk, If You Must, But Read It Asha S Menon, New Sunday Express. This is a piece of shit. Weird and beautiful.


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