An Extract from ‘Omega Minor’

I repeat. Sometime the moment will come when the importance of even this history crumbles. When this war becomes just as unreal as the First Crusade, as the Hundred Years’ War, as tribal disputes in the fertile prehistoric deltas of the Tigris and Euphrates. Nothing exceptional happened, people will say. A war. Simply a war.…

Authenticity is Fiction

The Emergence of a New Narrative in the Works of Paul Verhaeghen Anyone reading a novel by Paul Verhaeghen (1965-) finds themselves balancing for a while on the boundary between fact and fiction. In his debut novel Lichtenberg (1996) Verhaeghen tells the story of Tom Pepermans, a young researcher who encounters strange figures, hears and…