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Spurious, Dogma, & Exodus

The complete trilogy

SPURIOUS
“A tiny marvel of comically repetitive gloomery … [A] wonderfully monstrous creation.” Steven Poole, The Guardian

DOGMA
“Dogma, like its prequel Spurious, is provocative in its arguments, scrupulously plain in its style and excoriating in its honesty. Iyer is an author who rejects the parochialism and timidity we too often associate with British novelists in favour of an ugly grapple with the big themes.” The Spectator

EXODUS
“Exodus, which follows Spurious and Dogma, is the eminently satisfying and unexpectedly moving final installment in a truly original trilogy about two wandering British intellectuals — Lars and W., not to be confused with Lars Iyer and his real friend W., whom he’s been quoting for years on his blog — and their endless search for meaning in a random universe, for true originality of thought, for a leader, for better gin.” The Millions

LARS IYER is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is the author of two books on Blanchot (Blanchot’s Communism: Art, Philosophy, Politics and Blanchot’s Vigilance: Phenomenology, Literature, Ethics) as well as the two preceding titles in this series: Dogma and Spurious. He is a contributor to Britain’s leading literary blog, Ready, Steady, Book.

“The humor cuts broad and deep.” — LA Review of Books

”It was more than a book: it was a revelation, in that Biblical sense of words being exposed down to their meaning, to the deed in the world to which they referred.” The Quietus on Exodus

A questionnaire asking writers about the effect writing has had on their physical, emotional, and economic health. – Q&A with Lars Iyer on Full Stop

“Exodus, which follows Spurious and Dogma, is the eminently satisfying and unexpectedly moving final installment in a truly original trilogy about two wandering British intellectuals —Lars and W., not to be confused with Lars Iyer and his real friend W., whom he’s been quoting for years on his blog — and their endless search for meaning in a random universe, for true originality of thought, for a leader, for better gin.” – The Millions’ most anticipated books of 2013

“It’s wonderful. I’d recommend the book for its insults alone.” —Sam Jordison, The Guardian

“Uproarious.” —New York Times Book Review

“I’m still laughing, and it’s days later.” —The Los Angeles Times

“Fearsomely funny.” —The Washington Post

“Viciously funny.” —San Francisco Chronicle

“A tiny marvel … [A] wonderfully monstrous creation.” —Steven Poole, The Guardian

“This novel has a seductive way of always doubling back on itself, scorching the earth but extracting its own strange brand of laughter from its commitment to despair.” —The Believer

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