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The Cyclist Conspiracy by Svetislav Basara is difficult to review because it's not so much a novel, in that the 'story' is a smattering of journal articles, poems, epistles, universal omniscient narration, historical documents, illustrations and biographies of the Little Brothers of the Evangelical Bicyclists of the Rose Cross (a nod to the Rosicrucian secret society, i believe).
Postmodern seems to be one of those words academics love to throw around, while others might see the term at best as nebulous or at worst intimidating. Like the prefix ‘meta-’, or perhaps an art movement, it can mean many things simultaneously: postmodernism has its hallmarks, some elements that reappear across works within the tradition. But it doesn’t have to be scary. Think of Post-rock, also a very vague term for a music genre that is mostly defined by long instrumentals. This can refer to movements of Bach-ian complexities. Or a cinematic band such as Explosions in the Sky that s