Cairo

Cairo

by Louis Armand

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Cairo by Louis Armand


Fiction. Drama. Art. What do a crashed satellite, a string of bizarre murders and a time-warp conspiracy have in common? Welcome to CAIRO, where the future's just a game and you're already dead.

"A genre defying anti-novel... Like communism it is the movement of vast majorities unfettered by a state!"—Stewart Home, author of Blood Rites of the Bourgeoisie

"Unflinching in its portrayal of human greed."—The Guardian

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780957121379
Publisher: Equus Press
Publication date: 01/31/2014
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author


Louis Armand is a writer and visual artist who has lived in Prague since 1994. He has worked as an editor and publisher, and as a subtitles technician at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, and is an editor of VLAK magazine. He is the author of eight novels, including Breakfast at Midnight in 2012, "a perfect modern noir, presenting Kafka's Prague as a bleak, monochrome singularity of darkness, despair and edgy, dry existentialist hardboil" (Richard Marshall, 3:AM), CAIRO (Equus Press, 2014; short listed for the Guardian's Not-the-Booker Prize), and THE COMBINATIONS (Equus Press, 2016). Described as "Robert Pinget does Canetti (in drag in Yugoslavia)," Armand's third novel Clair Obscur was published by Equus in 2011. His previous novel, Menudo (Antigen), was hailed as "unrelenting, a flying wedge, an encyclopaedia of the wasteland, an uzi assault pumping desolation lead... inspiring!" (Thor Garcia, author of The News Clown).

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