Dream tides (IV)

September 5, 2011

In the middle of Ghosts, César Aira drops in a ten-page essay about urban planning. The essay sits within frivolous Patri’s dream. A dream essay inside a dream. Aira breaks all narrative rules; this is magic-making at its most frivolous, at once an entertainment and a lesson.

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