These books depend on the administration of violent shocks to the nervous system, and just as the drug addict must progressively increase the size of the doze to obtain the same effect, so, as sensibilities become dulled by the repetition of a particular kind of brutal act, the degree of violence must of necessity increase.
Friday, September 05, 2008
at the bar. pic of the weekend
Me and photographer Anni Löppönen at some bar in Helsinki. At background: Helsinki city burning during the wartime (I think).