One has just been sent out as a biblical dove, has found nothing green, and slips back
into the darkness of the ark -- Kafka

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Malone Half Remembers the Match King

From Malone Dies:
It's the heart's fault, as in the bosom of the match king, Schneider, Schroeder, I forget. It too is burning, with shame, of itself, of me, of them, shame of everything, except of beating apparently.
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[From The Grove Companion to Samuel Beckett by C.J. Ackerley and S.E. Gontarski]



Ivar Kreuger in his office circa 1930

[From Wikimedia Commons, Photographer Unknown]




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