MashReads Podcast: ‘Fever Dream’ is a surrealist ‘WTF!?’ kind of novel

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If you were to look back on the past, could you pinpoint the exact moment that shaped the course of your life?

It’s this very challenging and quixotic task that propels Samanta Schweblin’s surrealist novel Fever Dream.

The book follows Amanda, a mother who lies in her deathbed as she tells the story of the last days of her life to David, a child who may or may not have had his soul split and put into another body to survive being poisoned. David wants to uncover the mystery of Amanda’s dying before time runs out, tasking Amanda with finding “the exact moment the worms came into being,” which is to say the exact moment that illness overtook Amanda. …

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