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‘The Fugue’ by Gint Aras

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This morning I woke up to find my novel compared to Virginia Woolf, Victor Hugo and Betty Smith. Never in my wildest dreams…

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the-fugue-gint-arasWhat is truth? What is love? What is living, and what does it mean to truly live your life? These questions only brush the surface of inquires that Gint Aras makes in his latest novel The Fugue. A book about family, about belief, about the deepest, darkest corners of the human condition, The Fugue is an exploration of humanity on the highest level.

A fugue is defined either as “a polyphonic composition based upon one, two or more themes,” or “a period during which a person suffers from loss of memory, often begins a new life, and, upon recovery, remembers nothing of the amnesic phase.” Aras draws on these definitions both literally and figuratively throughout the whole of The Fugue.  The novel weaves together multiple characters’ storylines and arcs so that they all intersect at various points throughout the novel. Coming together at the highest points of climax…

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