Percival Everett’s Latest

The prolific Percival Everett tackles the timeless psychic tug-of-war between fathers and sons with zigzagging, psychedelic verve in his twentieth novel Percival Everett by Virgil Russell. Everett has mastered his playful, self-referential style, and seems more intent than ever to alternately puzzle and move the reader, often in the span of a single sentence.

At its most elemental, Percival Everett by Virgil Russell is a story about a dying father and his middle-aged son’s struggle to connect.

Here’s the rest of the review at The Rumpus.

Percival Everett’s Latest

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