The Comforts of Madness by Paul Sayer

"The Comforts of Madness" is a powerful and poignant novel that delves into the mind of a mute and catatonic man confined in a mental asylum. The narrative alternates between his internal monologues, filled with rich and vivid imagery, and the observations and interactions of the hospital staff. The book provides a stark and unsettling exploration of mental illness, challenging the reader's perceptions of sanity and reality.

The 11324th greatest book of all time


Published
1988
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
160-176
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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