>>3763 don't remember it being especially convoluted. simple unreliable narrator deal. the prose was a big step up from the previous two books, though (despite the kind of cringey title moment). definitely worth the read overall, but not "great"
>>3766 Also, he ISN'T an unreliable narrator. if you read carefully, you can see him allude to "the real Zakalwe" a few times, and some Zakalwe moments like blowing up the summer house aren't narrated in flashback, but in simple third person.
I think originally, it was intended to have them both be the same and different people, across the Realities, but maybe not