What is a garden?

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di Tom Faure

What is a garden? For Adam and Eve, it is the warm kingdom of innocence from which they have fallen. For Candide, it is the final plot he must dedicate his life to cultivating. For Giulio Mozzi, the garden resembles a Borgesian labyrinth—a mysterious, perplexing place in which people constantly write, read, and rewrite the ever-shifting planes of some elusive salvation. Mozzi’s garden is both the sandbox of the imagination and also an idyll his sad, thoughtful characters can never seem to achieve. […] Each of these stories does indeed evoke or otherwise explicitly depict a garden, but the collection is not purely religious in nature. It’s thoroughly human, it’s Kafka, it’s experience of love and the puzzles of human connection and communication. […]

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3 Risposte to “What is a garden?”

  1. deborahdonato Says:

    Bella recensione. Che effetto fa leggere le proprie parole in un’altra lingua? Cosa hanno perso e cosa hanno acquistato?

  2. Elizabeth Harris Says:

    It’s a great review, the most insightful about the collection in English that I’ve seen. –Elizabeth

  3. eziotarantino Says:

    Cool!

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