A captivating first novel of love and madness, Hallucinating Foucault tells of a devoted reader's quest to find and liberate Paul Michel, enfant terrible of French Letters, who is schizophrenic and incarerated in an asylum. As its builds towards a startling conclusion, the novel unravels and probes the intriguing connections between writer Paul Michel and philosopher Michel Foucault, and the elusive bond that exists between writer and reader.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - eadieburke - LibraryThing
This was a fascinating debut by Patricia Duncker. She explains the relationship between the writer and the reader showing how a novel can be written simply and clearly while being deeply felt. Her ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Britt84 - LibraryThing
I've had this book lying around for years, and I rather regret nog having read it sooner, I very much enjoyed it... The story of a student's quest for the writer he is doing his research on is well ... Read full review