Horror stories

Started reading The Plot Against America because of the current political scenario all over the western world. Had to put it down after the result of the Brazilian elections, because of the current political scenario all over the western world. Picked up David Mitchell’s Slade House instead. Because reality is scarier than horror fiction and,…

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Orphans

As an orphan one learns to be self-sufficient and one learns the tricks of the trades which go with that. One becomes a freelance. (…) I propose a conspiracy of orphans. We exchange winks. We reject hierarchies. All hierarchies. We take the shit of the world for granted and we exchange stories about how we…

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correspondências

O teu pai era assim, não perdia tempo para pôr-se em contacto com altos personagens, fosse quem fosse. Escreveu ao Papa Pio XII a falar-lhe do Subud, e ao General de Gaulle a explicar-lhe as suas teorias de geo-estratégia mundial. Provavelmente terá escrito a bastantes mais pessoas, mas não me contou. Eu, ficava todo ufano de…

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