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Our Tragic Universe

Our Tragic Universe - Scarlett Thomas Scarlett Thomas has what I believe to be an unusual approach to writing fiction, some of which she delves into in the text of this book. It's all very metafictional with the author/protagonist Meg clearly representing Thomas and also having a protagonist of her own named Meg. Not much happens and in the end I was rather unimpressed with this book as a work of fiction though I was sometimes fascinated with the bits about writing. [full review]