A Celebration of Jeffrey Ford's Well-Built City Trilogy: Memoranda

Today, I continue my interview with Jeffrey Ford, multiple award-winner, this time on the subject of the second of his Well-Built City novels, Memoranda (1999). The trilogy has just been re-released this month by Golden Gryphon Press, with stunning new covers by award-winning artist John Picacio. Compared to the work of Kafka, among others, these highly original works launched Ford's career.

Memoranda is a much more surreal novel than the first in the series, The Physiognomy. In the book, his protagonist, Cley, takes a trip through the dark mind of the Well-Built City's creator. Ford addressed the subject of dreams in our interview...


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My biography, the first, of Frances Yates was published in June by Ibis Press: Frances Yates & the Hermetic Tradition.

Posted by: Marjorie G. Jones | Friday October 17, 2008 at 11:03 AM

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