The Comedy of Agony

The Comedy of Agony : A Book of Poisonous Contemplations

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''This book is the fruit of my desire to perform simultaneously two feats impossible to perform simultaneously ... to write the next Commedia, and to bring forth a volume whose every page would remain pure of the word 'God.' Needless to say, the more I tried to exclude this latter from my concerns, the more I was haunted by Him.'' -Christopher Sprangershow more

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  • Paperback | 139 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Leaping Dog Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1587750236
  • 9781587750236

About Christopher Spranger

Christopher Spranger, the acclaimed author of The Effort to Fall (Green Integer, 1998), writes: I was born March 29th, 1971, in Chicago, Illinois, and have been conspicuous ever since for my total failure to be a functioning part of the human species. I have not so much moved through life as slipped by alongside of it, like a fugitive. To ignore every goal reverenced by man: such has been my modus vivendi. I have no affiliations, no profession; there are no titles attached to my name; and I would even go so far as to say, at the risk of sounding excessive, that I am too unsynchronized with the material realm to have a terrestrial career. Who knows if at some time in the future my fleeting appearance upon the stage of this world might not be found classified among the forms of mirage?show more

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