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It’s exploring the same basic theme, but I doubt it will ever be as well known. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. One thing I found problematic was the fact that unlike he somewhat similar book “flowers for algernon”, you can’t see the progress of the disease in anyone. Beauty is nothing but the beginning I was quite disappointed, and I struggled to end it. Quotes from Camp Concentration.

The book is told in the form of Sacchetti’s diary, and includes literary references to the story of Faust at one diisch the prisoners stage Christopher Marlowe ‘s Doctor Faustus and Sacchetti’s friendship with ringleader Mordecai Washington parallels Faust’s with Mephistopheles. Once again, it is well written and concentraciob may like it. The director of the camp, General Humphrey Haast – or “HH” as Sacchetti calls him – has had Louis brought there in order for him to keep a detailed record of the project.

Almost anything else I say about the plot will be a spoiler, so I will only say this about the writing.

Makes the read a sad read, honestly, especially knowing how Disch, himself, ends. Then there is the general dilemma of writing about such a topic for children: I am, perhaps, prejudiced and maybe still in shock. This thomws was incredible, no doubt about it.


Disch’s book mentions a female composer named Adrienne Leverkuhn. Aug 30, Anita Dalton rated it it was ok Shelves: Or is his story a figment of his imagination? Nov 13, Pete Young rated it it was amazing.

Title: Camp Concentration

As Sacchetti gets to know the guinea pigs, including their apparent leader, Mordecai, he learns that Mordecai is working on an alchemical project that HH is more excited about than dde else. Aug 25, Julie Capell rated it it was amazing Shelves: It moved beyond me and left me behind, gasping and flopping around like a fish on the bank, left behind after the tide has gone on a greater voyage than I.

The real problem, though, my real problem was the stakes. If you create a free account and sign in, you concentracuon be able to customize what is displayed. There are the general themes that speak ve of ethics and war and the farce of war; and more subtle ideas that slipped me by I’m sure they’re there, because of how the characters talked.

Part of the problem for me is that this is a very old novel and it did not age particularity well.

Camp Concentration

Jun 22, Kathryn rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 37 comments. This book didn’t grab me thomaz away — it isn’t like contemporary novels aimed at a wide popular audience, where vampo first sentence is a hook, or the author begins in the middle of an action scene to get the reader caught up. They die concebtracion it, but on the way become geniuses. Disch could, and it’s odd that more people haven’t come across him.


Camp de concentration [ as by Thomas Disch ]. Retrieved from ” https: Disch’s best known work, though, is The Brave Little Toastera reworking of the Brothers Grimm’s “Town Musicians of Bremen” featuring wornout domestic appliances — what was written as a satire on sentimentality became a successful children’s animated musical.

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People being whisked off to black ops sites where they are incomunicado with the rest of the thimas Nor, idsch an adult, would I consider giving it to a child. Still, I didn’t find it rife with ideas – ones I could grasp – as I would have liked, and expected, of speculative fiction. I loved the tone of the novel, Sacchetti’s voice, even though there were some problems with it, as I’ll go into below. He’s like the jolly fat man he describes himself as obeseand even when he’s feeling other moods, concdntracion underlying personality is still there.

Someone has something insightful to say about venereal disease and philosophy of mind and his name isn’t David Cronenberg! The narrative certainly dances all around the two themes without coming to firm conclusions. The prisoners in the book appear to be fascinated by alchemy, which they used as an elaborate cover for their escape plans.