Alec Nevala-Lee

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Edward St. Aubyn on the addictiveness of irony

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It’s the hardest addiction of all…Forget heroin. Just try giving up irony, that deep-down need to mean two things at once, to be in two places at once, not to be there for the catastrophe of a fixed meaning.

Edward St. Aubyn, At Last

Written by nevalalee

February 25, 2012 at 9:50 am

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