The Ugly Swans

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Mr. Banev, a writer, is the protagonist, he loves himself some marinated eel, vodka, gin, and well any sort of liquor or alcoholic beverage. He lives in a hotel, and there he keeps drinking himself into a stupor with a doctor, a health inspector and a painter. But not everything is as it seems. He has a 12 year old daughter, Irma, who is acquainted with the slimies, a sort of genetically mutated humans that cause heightened intelligence in children, but whom the townsfolk hate. True to their nature as the writers of Roadside Picnic, the same recurring theme is human transcendence, aliens, evolution and hints to homo superior - what can be considered the next step in human evolution. The absurdity of daily life under the dictatorship of Mr. President, who at the same time has relationships with all of the characters in the book, but is present as an overtly ominous mention and not a real character, takes its toll upon the characters through whose eyes we are supposed to view the world.
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September 17, 2016
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