The Fail Book Review just did a really great in-depth review of our book The King of FU. I greatly appreciate it and am glad to share a few excerpts of it here:

“The illustrations are brilliant. Full credit to Nikita Klimov, because it reflects the protagonist (we’ll call him V)’s inner demons so well. Without spoiling the plot, I especially loved the one where he waits by the telephone, Maggie’s death and the shower illustration.”


Click HERE, to read the full review 


“In the early years of the 20th century, a group of Russian dudes came up with the concept of defamiliarization. In simple terms, it was the presentation of a literary text in a strange or unfamiliar way, often using language or literary devices to “enhance the perception of the familiar.”

What do a group of old Russian dudes have to do with The King of FU? Everything, actually.

From the fact that it calls itself a “poetic memoir” to the fact that V meets the most unconscious, universally accepted practices with bewilderment, the defamiliarization is strong in this one. And the end product is much the same: it makes us question the most basic tenets of what we call ‘adulthood’.”

Thank you very much again to The Fail Book Review


To learn more about The King of FU, click HERE

Find it on Amazon HERE


 

Author Benjamin Davis and artist Nikita Klimov created one story and one picture each day for one year. In May 2018 they published their first book, The King of FU

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