An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter (2006)- Cesar Aira
Verdict: Read it!
A journey through Latin America with landscape painter Johann Moritz Rugendas becomes something much more compelling than a biographical account in the hands of Cesar Aira. It becomes a vision of what art and the artist could be. It becomes an fable heroism in the face of unending almost supernatural challenges. It becomes a vibrant illustration of one man transforming his life into a work of art. Read it!