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Basal Ganglia Download ô 104 ¶ Basal Ganglia casts an unsettling spell but one that in its aphoristic intensity and lightning flash insights into human loneliness and connection achieves a genuine empathic wisdom SERGIO DE LA PAVA author of A Naked SingularityMatthew Revert is one of the visionaries What else can you say SCOTT MCCLANAHAN author of HillMan to their strange world she decides she will knit the baby using materials Rollo gathers from the fort The emergence of this baby leads to paranoia between Rollo and Ingrid with both believing the other means the child harm Within the confines of their cloistered world the two engage in psychological warfare desperately searching for a conclusion they don't understand As a result they will find connection with their past each other and the true nature of their identiti. Amazing It reads like an instruction manual for loneliness A tense difficult read that is eually beautiful and stark in its prose I have never read anything like it

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Basal Ganglia casts an unsettling spell but one that in its aphoristic intensity and lightning flash insights into human loneliness and connection achieves a genuine empathic wisdom SERGIO DE LA PAVA author of A Naked SingularityMatthew Revert is one of the visionaries What else can you say SCOTT MCCLANAHAN author of Hill William and CrapalachiaAs teenagers two lovers Rollo and Ingrid escape the world as it is known to live underground in a sprawling pillow fort that mirr. I’m a big fan of Matthew Revert’s work The Tumours Made Me Interesting was an amazing piece of fiction and A Million Versions of Right is untouchable in its weirdness Even his cover art which has become ubiuitous in the bizarro scene never fails to impress and surprise me in much the same way Basal Ganglia didThis book didn’t deliver what I was expecting It gave me something else entirely Something wonderful in its own rightBasal Ganglia doesn’t employ any of the humor of some of Revert’s other books Instead it’s a somber and allegorical tale about symbiotic perhaps toxic relationships and what you must give up in order to love Every word in this book is loaded with hidden meaning and it forces the reader to draw parallels from their own lives I’m sure they’re not totally comfortable drawing The story of Rollo and Ingrid is enrapturing in its banality and heartbreaking in its implication The prose is powerful ornate yet at the same time somewhat clinical There’s a detached sort of longing employed with this narration that almost makes it read like the saddest set of VCR instructions you’ve ever heard I’d go so far as to say that the narration itself is the actual main character of the story That’s how much of the tone Revert’s choice of language sets for this bookOverall this isn’t necessarily my favorite of Revert’s works but that’s like saying raspberry is my least favorite flavor of lollipop IT’S STILL A LOLLIPOP IT’S STILL DELICIOUS

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Basal GangliaOrs the structure of the human brain Construction of the fort takes 25 years and once complete their life exists to honor the fort in all it reuires Basal Ganglia begins countless years after they have become enslaved to the fort process Rollo and Ingrid have lost any connection to their pasts and each other Nothing exists beyond the patterns reuired by the fort In an effort to become than stasis Ingrid expresses her desire to have a baby Not wanting to subject another hu. Basal Ganglia is one of the most difficult books I've ever read and if we were looking at this text from a list of pros and cons that would be filed under pros I'm not ashamed to admit that the content much of the time eluded my understanding but it was the strength and power of the prose the sheer boldness of language bursting forth from every page that urged me to read onI am no beginner to Lazy Fascist Press I tackled Broken Piano with President with giddiness absorbed the bohemian theatrics of Chick Bassist in just two days devoured Of Thimble and Threat and learned to be an absurdist interpreter with Please Do Not Shoot Me in the Face The verbal gymnastics on display in Basal Ganglia are on a whole other levelRollo and Ingrid two starcrossed lovers are holed up in a fort each paranoid the other is out to hurt their baby Along the way different sections of the fort are described to parallel sections of the human brain Because of this I was never uite sure if what I was reading was a giant metaphor for manwoman relations or meant to be taken literally I've heard people offer up both options as the correct oneIt was two passages in particular which helped me make up my own mind as Matthew Revert advised me to draw my own conclusions as many artists with integrity wouldPOSSIBLE SPOILERSThe first This is a commitment she makes withdiscretion trying to mask the commitment from her deeper selfwho understands the lie The commitment rests on a precisecourse of action Rollo although not aware of it must abide byHer commitment allows for its own retraction should Rollodeviate from the highly specific path she has built for him tofollow It is a path so complex not even Ingrid comprehendsit One she hopes Rollo will fail to follow The commitment isdesigned to rationalize the baby’s addition and in that aim it issuccessfulThis passage spoke to me with regards to the complications whenever a man and woman open their lives to each other in the name of this thing we call love Living arrangements are uprooted families are pulled in and along the way we're supposed to have this telepathic prescience about what it means to be in love and to know whether the joint affair is secure or if the 'bloom is off the rose'The second passage 'Goodbye is the most dishonest word language has conjured It is a musclewe flex to intimidate and impress A word without flesh Goodbyeis simply a word preceding hello To truly leave another onemust never seek contact again Only death is goodbye'Words like these you will find in any Matthew Revert work This kind of razor sharp sadness is his trademark his calling card and he uses it to slice through all of humanity's cliches and misconceptions We should never forget that the act of loving someone else with all of our heart is an inherently dangerous act In the end that is what I feel Basal Ganglia is really about