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Apocalypse Close: Chapter Three

George, washed and dressed and limping slightly, descended the thickly carpeted staircase in search of breakfast, trying in vain to recall the events of the previous evening. He remembered a moment, after the third or fourth whisky, when he had … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close: an Amusement. Chapter One

The scientists are in terror and the European mind stops Ezra Pound All philosophers who find Some favourite system to their mind, In every point to make it fit, Will force all nature to submit. Jonathan Swift, quoted by Thomas … Continue reading

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