Deals with surrealism, Brecht, Berlin, Paris, Moscow, Marseilles, Naples, violence, fate, language, and character.
"There has been no more original, no more serious critic and reader in our time."
"Benjamin is a legitimate ancestor of much that for the moment is most alive in criticism."
"This book is just that: reflections of a highly polished mind that uncannily approximate the century's fragments of shattered traditions." - Time