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Jacques Strauss

Jacques Strauss © Wolf Marloh

Jacques Strauss is South African. He studied philosophy at university, obsessed over Derrida, and now writes reams of corporate copy for a London firm. He is the author of the novel The Dubious Salvation of Jack V.

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  • The Dubious Salvation of Jack V.: Executions

    When I was eleven I had nightmares about executions...

  • The Dubious Salvation of Jack V.: Play Time

    When I was eleven I began to realize that my parents didn't always like my friends' parents...

  • The Dubious Salvation of Jack V.: Bath Time

    When I was eleven...

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Jack Viljee’s hometown of Johannesburg is still divided by apart­heid, though the old order is starting to crumble. According to eleven-year-old Jack, the world is a rational and simple...

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