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By Christine Brooke-Rose

She is 80. dealing with dying, she considers her experiments with narrative, and with the narrative of her lifestyles. what's the goal of the narrative she is growing the following, and what the aim of the lifestyles that lives it within the writing? on the centre of lifestyles, finish of, in a mock-technical lecture from the nature to the writer, she involves settle for that her experiments in narrative are like existence: the narrative creates itself. Christine Brooke-Rose's final novel is a darkly comedian exploration of the meanings and non-meanings to which, in spite of everything, lifestyles and paintings lead us.

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