A spectacularly successful piece of experimental writing, dialogue (which never identifies speaker), and narrative, which flow effortlessly together. Because of that, it is difficult to follow who's speaking without full concentration. This is extreme writing right up there with Ulysses. A typical line: "Dead Before their eyes, the clock severed another of the minutes that lacked the hour." Unquestionably, a big influence on the likes of David Foster Wallace.
--Money...? in a voice that rustled.
--for all these here letters and offers I been getting because I mean like remember this here book that time where they wanted me to write about success and like free enterprise and all hey? And like remember where I read you on the train that time where there was this big groundswill about leading this here parade and entering public life and all? So I mean I got this neat idea hey, you listening? Hey? You listening...?