C'est un tweet de Guy A Lepage qui aime la trilogie 1984 d'Eric Plamondon. C'est un coup de coeur. C'était le 28 décembre 2017.
"Freight Train" by J. C. Sutcliffe in The Times Literary Supplement, London, March 1st, 2017 Hungary–Hollywood Express opens with a glorious seven-page riff cataloguing a life, a combination of Radiohead’s “Fitter, Happier” and the “Choose life” monologue from Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting. Teenage angst, we learn, never disappears but simply gets buried under the accreted layers … Lire la suite A chronicle of the American Dream
"A short book about what makes a life, and the American 20th century." Jade COLBERT about Hungary-Hollywood Express, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, Dec. 30, 2016. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books-and-media/book-reviews/review-debut-fiction-from-eric-plamondon-jared-young-and-viet-dinh/article33455108/
«What keeps it all grounded is the man in the middle of it all: Somehow, despite being little more than a cipher in Plamondon’s design, Weissmuller emerges vividly on the page, his plight a thing of true pathos, his life’s arc no less painfully human for serving as an archetypal 20th century odyssey.» — Ian … Lire la suite Fortier and Plamondon well-served by new translations
http://thewalrus.ca/the-wikipedia-novel/ André Forget, "The Wikipedia Novel", in The Walrus, Sept. 7, 2016