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By Lars Iyer

ISBN-10: 1612190472

ISBN-13: 9781612190471

"A plague of rats, the top of philosophy, the cosmic bird, and bars that do not serve Plymouth Gin--is this the Apocalypse or is it simply the United States? "The apocalypse is imminent," thinks W. He has committed his lifestyles to philosophy, yet he's approximately to be forged out from his cherished college. His buddy Lars isn't any aid at all--he's too busy struggling with an infestation of rats in his flat. A drunken lecture travel via the Read more...

summary: "A plague of rats, the top of philosophy, the cosmic chook, and bars that do not serve Plymouth Gin--is this the Apocalypse or is it simply the USA? "The apocalypse is imminent," thinks W. He has committed his lifestyles to philosophy, yet he's approximately to be forged out from his liked college. His good friend Lars is not any support at all--he's too busy battling an infestation of rats in his flat. A drunken lecture travel during the American South proves to be one other substantial mistake. In desperation, the 2 British intellectuals flip to Dogma, a semi-religious code that may but provide aspiring to their lives. half Nietzsche, half Monty Python, half Huckleberry Finn, Dogma is a singular as ridiculous and profound as faith itself. The sequel to the acclaimed novel Spurious, Dogma is the second one ebook in a single of the main unique literary trilogies seeing that Molloy, Malone Dies and The Unnamable"

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Starlight glitters on the icy road. Are we going to survive? Will we be lost forever in the wilderness? Doesn’t Dolly Parton live round here somewhere? Then we see it: the cabin. It’s almost too late for W. He’s raving. What’s he doing here? How did he end up here? He can’t go another mile! He’s a non-passenger! A non-traveller! Not another mile! Later, W. collapses on the balcony, still wet from the hot tub: a dying swan, half wrapped in his towels. , he says. How did he end up here? We talk softly to him, over our Plymouth Gins cut with tapwater.

But the effect on my audiences has been terrible. My booming. , as my co-presenter, has to sit beside me as I babble. W. has to field questions for me, and explain me to our fellow conference-goers. Ostracism, that’s what I’ve brought him, W. says. Derision. Every door that was open to him is now closed. ’s out in the cold, stamping his feet for warmth. And there I am beside him. , W. asks. What does he want from himself? Ah, there’s no way of telling. He’ll simply have to follow where I lead, and listen to what I say.

We examine ourselves in the full length mirror. We look preppy, we decide, without knowing what this word means. We look like preppies. It’s still cold outside. What are we going to do? We rent a pool table. Preppies play pool, we decide. We’re being followed, W. observes, and it’s true. The same rough-looking guys we saw earlier are slumped in leather chairs in the pool hall. They hate preppies and want to rid the world of them, W. says. Which is fine, because he thinks he hates preppies and wants to rid the world of them.

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