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Myth in Dementia,
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This was quite difficult to get into,as the first half of the book is devoid of paragraphs and is written in a first person stream of consciousness style that roams wildly about,expressing the deteriorated rambling and obsessive mind of the main protagonist.At times the authors thoughts on the actual writing process becomes evident which adds to the surreal existential quality.The second half is more traditionally structured as it charts the mental deterioration of the second main character who is relatively normal at first but descends into confusion as the story progresses.
The book has been read as a Jungian myth in which the imagery portrayed is symbolic of the workings of archetypes,which adds another dimension to it,but you don't explicitly need to be aware of this consciously to enjoy it.