Books by Alexander Kluge

TEMPLE OF THE SCAPEGOAT by Alexander Kluge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 23, 2018

"Elegant provocations to seize an opera addict's imagination from a voice not well-known to readers on this side of the pond."
Essayistic stories by German writer/filmmaker Kluge (The Devil's Blind Spot: Tales from the New Century, 2004), all centering on the world of the opera. Read full book review >
THE DEVIL’S BLIND SPOT by Alexander Kluge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 29, 2004

"Kluge's frequent interrogatory dialogues on all these episodes throw up an array of talking-points that make his work ideal for an avant-garde reading group or post-graduate seminar, though less so for the solitary reader."
In a work that intentionally defies categorization, the elderly German polymath Kluge, a film director as well as writer, offers commentary on love, war, the Devil and the cosmos, from the stars to the oceans, using myth, fables, the historical record and invented dialogues. Read full book review >