An evening at Shakespeare and Company with Andrew Kaufman.

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.

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