This cahier is the result of a collaboration undertaken specially for T"he Cahiers Series," between Hungarian novelist Laszlo Krasznahorkai and German painter Max Neumann. Krasznahorkai, author of "The Melancholy of Resistance" and "War & War, "responds with 14 texts to 14 depictions of a strange and ill-formed creature made by the renowned German painter Max Neumann. The texts speak from within the head of Neumann's creature that seems to be menacing existence itself. The cahier is introduced with a preface by Irish novelist Colm Toibin.
""Animalinside "is a series of short texts that alternate with paintings by Max Neumann. . . . The resulting chapbook is a rolling, menacing howl that sounds like the supplication of a pet at one moment and erupts into the fury of a savage beast the next." --Jennifer Szalai "London Review of Books "