Darby Larson’s Irritant has drawn comparisons with works by Samuel Beckett, Gertrude Stein, and music by Steve Reich.
Irritant is a contemporary novel, a work of contemporary composition and a work of contemporary art that consists of a single, monolithic paragraph, weaving language to create an expansive, mathematically restricted textual atmosphere. Here is a tome from which we can learn new things.
About Darby Larson
Darby Larson’s work has appeared in New York Tyrant, Caketrain, The Collagist, and elsewhere. He has published The Iguana Complex (Mud Luscious Press) and Irritant (Blue Square Press).