Berfrois Interviews Dimitris Lyacos

by Calliope Michail

Published: Nov 2018
Category: Online
Language: English
Related to book: POENA DAMNI: THE TRILOGY

Your work has been widely characterised as “genre-defying”, “avant-garde” and “postmodern”, engaging with major narratives of the Western Canon and utilising fragmentation. In the epigraph to your third book in your Poena Damni trilogy, The First Death, you quote Hodges: “Nothing in this book is original, except perhaps by mistake”. Can you comment on how this relates to your writing?

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