Like the Superheroes, “The Waterproof Bible,” deals with water and powers. It seems that Kaufman has a fascination with water. But the similarities between the two stories end right there. In the Waterproof Bible, as the story grows becomes more bizarre and powerful. The same time everything in the story seems to be completely sensible and rational. It’s brilliant. There is an element of magic realism in the book which is combined nicely with the authentic and indigenous roles and behaviours. The language is simple and beautiful; I particularly liked the use of the Icelandic words.
The author Chloe Aridjis read from her debut novel “Book of Clouds.” I bought the book the same evening and I read it few weeks later. At the beginning I was captivated by the words. And then by the story, a complex, multi-layered story, poetically, almost magically, weaved .
A really nice evening with Chloe Aridjis reading from her debut noel “Book of Clouds.”