MRU4: Dreams and Ghosts

“Meeting with Enrique Lihn” (2008) by Roberto Bolano (Chile)
A fictional counterpart of the author is telling a dream about the dead Chilean poet Enrique Lihn.

“Looking for the Elephant” (2002) by Jo Kyung Ran (South Korea)
A young woman recollects through polaroid pictures some memories of her family, her house and a mysterious elephant.

“Family History” (2009) by O Thiam Chin (Singapore)
After their father passes away, two brothers read his journal and discover that they would have had an older brother.

“Adulterous Woman” from the collection Exile and the Kingdom (1957) by Albert Camus (France)
A middle-aged, married woman travelling for work with her husband is feeling overwhelmed by frustration, desire and a need for freedom.


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