By Alain Robbe-Grillet
L. a. Maison de Rendez-vous
With Hong Kong because the atmosphere, the grasp of the “new novel” creates an international of crime, intrigue, and keenness ruled through woman Ava’s mysterious Blue Villa. The novella unfolds over the process just one night, however the occasions of that evening recur time and again, and an identical moments are defined from the views of other characters. Robbe-Grillet creates an unsettling paintings that demanding situations his readers’ rules approximately subjectivity and objectivity, fiction and truth, and the full means of story-telling.
A haunting, disorienting, brilliantly built novel, Djinn is the tale of a tender guy who joins a clandestine association less than the command of an captivating, androgynous American lady, Djinn. Having agreed to put on darkish glasses and hold a cane like a blind guy, he involves observe, via extraordinary encounters, ordinary visible pictures, and fractured time sequences he stories as a part of his undisclosed venture, that he's, in a feeling, helplessly blind. His look for the which means of his venture and for attainable clues to the id of the mysterious Djinn, turns into a quest for his personal identification in an ever-shifting time-space continuum. His growing to be obsession with fixing the secret turns into the reader’s personal until eventually, via a stunning shift in narrative viewpoint, the reader too turns into misplaced within the measurement among prior and destiny.