After much anticipation, the big event is finally here: the eBook release of Alejandro Jodorowsky's ribald, mystical, magical autobiographical novel, never before available to English-language readers.
When the Chilean filmmaker released his surrealist masterworks El Topo and The Holy Mountain in the 1970s, he revolutionized cinema and launched the “midnight movie” phenomenon. A giant not just in the film world but also in theatre, comics, and the Tarot, Jodorowsky has influenced artists as diverse as John Lennon, Marina Abramović and Kanye West.
But some of his fans may be unaware of another of Jodorowsky's talents: He's also a major Latin American novelist, revered everywhere from Mexico to Argentina. At last, Restless Books is bringing those important works to English-speaking readers, beginning with his epic family saga, Where the Bird Sings Best.
Flavorwire has called Jodorowsky's books a "the key to his art," writing that "Jodorowsky's non-film works are conduits and biographical keys that further reveal his mesmerizing process of imaginative self-fashioning." Read the full article here.
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“Our genealogical tree is the trap that limits our thoughts, emotions, desires, and material life, but it is also the treasure that captures the greater part of our values. Aside from being a novel, this book may, if it is successful, serve as an example that all readers can follow and, if they exercise forgiveness, transform family memory into heroic legend."