In The Sacred Book of Silence, Doug Rice explores languages for beauty and for love. Through memoir, philosophical fragments, and poetic breath, the narrator reflects on desire and jouissance and on his life with Mai and with Amber, women who unnerved his own way for being in the world.
»In keeping with tradition, András Gerevich is averse to any staginess, any rhetoric. The tone of his poems is factual, almost rough. Their calm scares, because they deal with first and last things: birth, childhood, death, and transience of life.