Camp Concentration, by Disch, Thomas

Science fiction novels that are told from the perspective of an insane person, even where that insanity is well conceived from a literary standpoint, have always been difficult for me to read. I spoke on this issue a few weeks ago after I read Barry Maltzberg's Beyond Apollo. That was an early 70's book about a mad man who had probably survived a traumatic encounter with an alien. Maltzberg tends to write a lot of his books with the same hopeless voice, and while Maltzberg is a mas[…]

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