john hawkes

Hawkes

[hawks]
noun
John, 1925–1998, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
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john hawkes

American author whose novels achieve a dreamlike (often nightmarish) intensity through the suspension of traditional narrative constraints. He considered a story's structure his main concern; in one interview he stated that plot, character, and theme are "the true enemies of the novel."

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