Borges, gimme a break…

Funny how allegiance to, and immersion in, one particular body of work, no matter how all-encompassing it might appear, can end up seeming tiresome and one-dimensional. Almost as if one set out to discover all of the knowledge in the world, and ended up being greeted with shouts of “Oh no, not the same bloody Encyclopeadia again!”
With that in mind, I’ve pledged to broaden my horizons and explore other authors. This week I’m starting on the works of Pierre Menard, who, I’m told, deals with similar subject matter, but in a wry, self-deprecating style quite unlike that of Borges. I’ll let you know how I get on…

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