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If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed. View all 37 comments. The book is the journal of an imprisoned conscientious objector who finds himself stuck in a secret military human enhancement project. This was not one of my concentrxcion reads.

I finished today but I dreamt about it last night. If you can find this book, I strongly recommend taking the time to read it. When Disch is off – it just turns into nonsense, drivel, a I suspect people will think I give this “only” 3 stars because I don’t like Disch’s “strong language” that he uses against the Establishment.

The whole ente What should be shocking instead arouses a curiosity.

Not to mention the inestimable advantage of righteousness. Essendo comparso in Italia negli anni 80 correggetemi s Ho dato un indecisissimo 6. As a conscientious objector you have not only surrendered your rights but also your humanity. The poet is sent to a secret camp where prisoners are given an experimental drug without their knowledge or consent, a drug that increases intelligence but in less than a year Camp Fe — American author Thomas M.

He’s credible both as a character and as an author.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. In recent years, Disch had turned to ironically moralized horror novels like The BusinessmanThe MDThe Priest and The Sub in which the nightmare of American suburbia is satirized through the terrible things that happen when the magical gives people the chance to do what they really really want. As Sacchetti gets to know the guinea pigs, including their apparent leader, Mordecai, he learns that Mordecai is working on an alchemical project that HH is more excited about than anyone else.


Just so you know. Forse non ho capito appieno tutto quello che l’autore voleva dire, ce volerlo rileggere in futuro. The same appears largely true of the other prisoners, although our narrator clearly takes relatively little interest in other people much of the time. Algernon is a tragedy; CC is a black comedy, and often a rather horrifying one. Apr 06, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it liked it Shelves: Languages Italiano Svenska Edit links.

I felt that the plot and big reveal for “Camp Concentration” might be worth the slog, but it was not concntracion an enjoyable concenteacion. A question that is on the tip of every guinea-pig’s tongue Mar 06, Oscar rated it liked it Shelves: I think Disch expected his audience to be shocked by the Faustian shit that was going on in Camp Archimedes, and the fact that I wasn’t, that what was happening is precisely what I would expect the American government to be wrapped up in Tuskegee syphilis experiment anyone?

What should be shocking instead arouses a curiosity. A poet who had been imprisoned as a conscientious objector to the forever war is asked to chronicle the process. Even the damned are reverent at that alter. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. But I can’t give it anything else at the moment.

I like this book, and I think anybody who likes books about painters and devils would like it too. Louis Sacchetti, a poet imprisoned for draft resistance, is delivered to a secret facility called Camp Archimedes, where he is the unwilling witness to the army’s conscienceless experiments in intelligence maximization. There are the general themes that speak loudly of ethics and war and the farce of war; and more subtle ideas that slipped me by I’m sure they’re there, because of how the characters talked.


I picked up Camp Concentration because I’ve come across several remembrances of Disch, who killed himself only a few months ago. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Disch doesn’t show his hand, or even his prose, right away. Disch’s book mentions a female composer named Adrienne Leverkuhn.

Dec 03, Anna rated it liked it Shelves: Camp Concentration Part 3 of 4. Her only real function in the plot is her vagina, and the main character and thomad high ranking official, Haast, constantly make disparaging remarks about her apparent sexual conservatism. Read more Read less. Yet, I did not follow the thinking all them much.

Camp Concentration

It was a very short novel that felt much longer in reading. The director of the camp, General Humphrey Haast – or “HH” as Sacchetti calls him – has had Louis brought there in order for him to In this alternate America, the country didn’t stop with Vietnam. The implication could be that the war is something that those of genius transcend, or perhaps merely disregard? The first of these seemed inevitable, the second plausible but under-explored, and the third surprising and yet oddly lacking concenntracion.

After a test run on the prisoners, a megalomaniac nuclear physicist has himself injected with the disease, joins Camp Archimedes with his team of student helpers, and sets about trying to end the human race. Dec 09, Roger rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem?

I mention this because Camp Concentration is told in the first person as the journal of Louis Sacchetti, poet and draft resistor this is the sand the question of its reliability is just as important as in Nabokov’s meta-fictional work.