Will Self: ‘Busner is like my Dad’

Author Will Self on the special relationship he has with his recurring shrink character Dr Zack Busner. Busner appears again in Self’s new novel, the 2012 Booker Prize-shortlisted Umbrella. In Umbrella, Self uses stream of consciousness prose, defying the conventional structure of a novel and explores the idea of mental illness in an attempt to answer the question What is madness?

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