"Fiction would not be un-truth; nor would it be story; rather, it would be recessionality itself. Fiction would be Hammertime."
is a British novelist and artist based in London. McCarthy operates as »General Secretary« of a semi-fictitious organisation called the »International Necronautical Society« (INS). He also published a number of essays and short stories. With his debut novel Remainder (8 ½ Millionen) he was awarded the Believer Book Award in 2008. His novels C (2010) und Satin Island (2015) were shortlisted for the Men's Booker Prize.
"Dy-ing, desir-ing: in grammatical terms, these non-finite verbs belong to the gerund – the form that, in English, also serves as the present participle. The tense, if you like, of Hans Castorp’s eternally arriving soup."