74: The Names

With a language-mystical murder cult and a spy thriller lurking somewhere in the background, an adultery plot about a group of American corporate travelers abroad, and a lot of amorphous intellectual conversations, it’s a high-concept novel whose occasional incoherence is either charmingly postmodern or a bit on the shambolic side… or maybe both?

The Sometime Seminar discusses The Names (1982) by Don DeLillo.

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