Speaking of Reza, did anyone read about this graphic novel thing he was supposed to be doing? I'd totally forgotten about it until the other day when I received this email from Amazon.That person was arguing about Pynchon with Reza Negarestani a while back.
Now, is it just me or does that feel like a bit of a piss-take? I know there was supposed to be some kind of delay cos it was like a kickstarter or something, but as I understood it the situation was simply that a few quid in advance were necessary to nudge it over the line so the publisher could bosh them all out and wing them on their way to us the happy readers. In my mind, even with that complication I thought that I could reasonably expect to be happily reading it in six months or so... I really don't think that the wait was supposed to be for more than two years. How can it possibly take that long? For argument's sake, let's play a little game and say that at the time of my order, he had had nothing more than a title, there would still have been plenty of time for him to come up with an actual book to go along with it, then to write it out long-hand, get it printed in his local newsagent and deliver it to me personally, travelling only under his own steam and using only methods of transport that have been available for at least a thousand years.Delivery estimate update for your Amazon.com order #112-1560217-9458655
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Chronosis 1 (Urbanomic / K-Pulp)
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