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Adjunct: An Undigest. Front Cover. Peter Manson do well to stop reading this review and look elsewhere because Adjunct will not likely provide you with. Adjunct: An Undigest [Peter Mason] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Adjunct: an Undigest – Peter Manson This is undoubtedly the most strikingly original book I have read this year. Giving Gysin’s / Burrough’s cut.

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Nov 13, Wesley VanHoosen rated it it was ok Shelves: I have no idea what the book is supposed to be about, let alone why it is on the list! You keep spotting things and hearing things as though they were sentences in Adjunct.

Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. So off to the internet to do some research. You too would have a nonsensical book of random sentences and words to sell. I was free to relax and just let the art wash over me.

Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Walking around after having read Adjunct for a bit can feel like walking around after having spent too long in a gallery. This topic is currently marked as “dormant”—the maanson message is more than 90 days old.

Feb 02, Manda rated it liked it Shelves: For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. The back cover said it was “a compost of found and appropriated language stirred by a random number table. I read bits of this book when I think about it.


Manson makes observations, diary extracts and a list of the dead stretch to about 95 pages.

Adjunct: an Undigest, by Peter Manson

In between, lives just end at different places, without warning, but things keep going. So not every little blurb had a deep meaning. Could I get through it? No, as Nickelini wrote, it’s an interesting experiment.

I could read it quickly, and not worry about understanding every little word. Also, I saw that he was a poet. All of a sudden, it made sense. Well, especially considering how difficult it is to find a copy, probably not. I’ve come across quite a few books that I didn’t think were Great or Important, but they were Different.

Adjunct: an Undigest | Peter Manson

One day xdjunct racing-driver James Hunt died, and I noted the fact in Adjunct. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. Christopher Hitchens is dead.

Okay, but it was still pretty much gibberish, and I had another 72 pages to go. Sonny Bono is dead.

Adjunct: an Undigest

Plus, there are a bunch of phrases that made me laugh out loud like: Want to Read saving…. Anonymous 18 December at If you are looking for quick read to help get to the magicI can recommend Well Remembered Days by Arthur Mathews. Hopefully it’s on adjuunct cloud and everything now. It is really easy to disparage Adjunct: Such is the age of endless, instantaneous information.

I found this book oddly satisfying. Maybe there was some sense to this seventy-five and one-half page paragraph. This was a really interesting way to read Adjunct, as it read like the musings of a bright chap with some serious mental health issues – a splash of depression, perhaps with a little hallucination on the side. Feb 15, Jamie rated it it was ok Shelves: Probably doesn’t belong in the list, but I am glad it was in there because I am enjoying the writing Reading every bit, start to finish, is one way.


I don’t think it’s considered a spoiler when I mention that some of the recurring topics include fractals, cacti, badgers, a I found this book oddly satisfying. Lists with This Book. What would happen if you wrote everything you thought, saw, felt or experienced as it happened.

Adjunct is a novel of found fragments peeter randomly to a page, crafted into a novel without reason or drive. I hated this book. I cannot believe this is on the books to read before you die list.

Adjunct: An Undigest by Peter Manson

However, do I think it belongs on the list? I listened to it in the car probably 50 times in a row. It consists of short, unrelated sentences, one after the other, in one long, unbroken “paragraph” for 81 pages.