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Below are a number of stinging direct quotes from the pages of Louis Sacchetti’s diary that, in effect, comprises Camp Concentration. Disch doesn’t show his hand, or even his prose, right away.

Title: Camp Concentration

Well written, but did not work for me. Dec 28, Adam rated it really liked it Shelves: I remember almost nothing about the turns and twists of the plot, just the basic premise. Part 2 even begins with a series of disjointed, unintelligible ramblings that I could not follow to save my life – I partly think we’re not supposed to understand it because it’s meant to be above and beyond our intelligence? Dksch Archimede [ as by Thomas Disch ].

The book is set during a war, projected from the Vietnam Warin which the United States is apparently criminally involved it is noted at one point that the US is waging germ warfare in “the so-called neutral countries”. There are different terms for the veneration of the saints. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Una lettura non facile, ma senza dubbio affascinante, Ci sono dentro tutti gli anni settanta del novecento, con tanto di deliri psichedelici, complotti delle big pharma e del governo.

But what a prison! Louis discu not as impressive as John Shade in Pale Fire, who will no doubt keep the number one spot for a good while to come, but he’s definitely keeping up with the pack, and I would say is at least as good as e.

A sudden descent or attack. The book is the journal of an imprisoned conscientious objector who finds himself stuck in a secret military human enhancement project. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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After all, if you have nothing to hide, you have no grounds to object. That doesn’t necessarily mean it’s Flowers for Algernon has become a minor classic, concentraccion, thanks to the movie, even people who haven’t read it often know the story. Open Preview See a Problem? As a conscientious objector you have not only surrendered your rights but also your humanity.

Oct 01, Glenn Russell rated it it was amazing.

My initial high hopes melted to bemusement. The story is somewhat reminiscent of Daniel Keyes’ Flowers for Algernonbut with a Dostoevskian twist. Jana SturbekEvan Gaffney. May 02, Miriam rated it really liked it Shelves: Unfortunately, the drug is based on a bug that is related to syphilis and results in the untimely death of the test subject. Dec 07, Sam rated it really liked it Recommends it for: This to say, when the goal is achieved, when everyone upholds a common religious zeal linked to their inflicting war, there is nobody left like Dich Sacchetti to question the morality of the ckncentracion action.

I can’t tell if they’re made up, incorrect grammar, or words that have become obsolete or are out of my field – like “stelae”. Conventracion a problem loading this menu right now.

Camp Concentration – Wikipedia

In recent years, Disch had turned to ironically moralized horror novels like The BusinessmanThe MDThe Priest and The Sub in which the nightmare of American suburbia is satirized through the terrible things that happen when the magical gives people the chance to do what they really really want.

I like sf books that take place in the present day, or rather, the present day of their composition. He’s slightly cheeky, has a bit of a split personality, and is very much a voice that bridges us the readers to this world gone crazy. It turns out, however, that creating a few dozen instant geniuses, handing them all a death sentence, and locking them up together can lead to unexpected consequences. Written inI know the book is a reflection on America’s involvement in Vietnam but reading it inI felt like it is talking directly about things that are happening now.


Instead we mostly saw end products. It includes, for example, honoring the saints and seeking their intercession with God. The inmates stage a play Faustus by Kit Marlow and the poet pens a play Auschwitz: There’s some question how much the author is faithfully writing from the point of view of a self-indulgent literary figure and how much the author is actually indulging in being a self-indulgent literary figure.

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I wish more people knew of this book. Dec 09, Roger rated it it was amazing.

Read more Read less. Disch could, and it’s odd that more people haven’t come across him. I do like these kinds of stories – which sounds awfully trite, but I mean that I love apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic, and dystopian fiction, for concenhracion reasons.

Apr 08, Rebecca McNutt rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Those in power can be so kind and considerate – as long as it servers their ends, that is.

Camp Concentration

Without science we would’t have these rows of uprisen stelae. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Poetlapsed Catholic and conscientious objector Louis Sacchetti is sent to a secret military installation called Camp Archimedeswhere military prisoners are injected with a form of syphilis intended to make them geniuses hence the punning reference to “concentration” in the novel’s title.

There are three major twists xisch the story, one and a half of which I saw coming. It was explained to me after I finished reading this — and I must confess that my reading became cursory after a while — that I had missed all the clues.

Mar 24, Brad rated it liked it Shelves: When Disch is on – the prose is erudite and succinct, making the work great. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.