ANOTHER ATROCITY

 

Treblinka. Above all, the whiteness of the walls obsessed him. Through the portholes, a regatta of corpses sailed past Woosung Pier. The most tender act of love will take place in this bridal suite, the celebration of a unique nuptial occasion. The right angles between the walls and ceiling were footholds in a valid system of time, unlike the suffocating dome of the planetarium, expressing its infinity of symmetrical boredom. He fumbled at the door, concentrating on the latch mechanism like a psychotic patient struggling with a spoon. Numerous studies have been conducted to assess the latent sexual appeal of public figures who have achieved subsequent notoriety as auto-crash fatalities, e.g. James Dean, Jayne Mansfield, Albert Camus.

W.A.S.P. From the smiling young woman at the open-air desk he accepted a programme. He raised the fragment against her left breast, matching the diameters of cleavage and nipple. By contrast the late J.F.Kennedy remained the prototype of the oral object, usually conceived in pre-pubertal terms. Beyond the cafe tables the beach was deserted, the white pumice fossilizing the heat and sunlight. On the basis of viewers' preferences an optimum torture and execution sequence was devised involving Governor Reagan, Madame Ky and an unidentifiable eight-year-old Vietnamese girl napalm victim. Despite the heat he had been wandering about by himself for half an hour, as if following an invisible contour inside his head.

Sink Speeds. Tallis was immediately struck by the unusual planes of her face, intersecting each other like the dunes around her. The clanking cable between the rails propelled them on a collision course with a speeding. He looked down at her naked body, with its unique geometry of touch and feeling, as exposed now as the faces of the test subjects, codes of insoluble nightmares. These matters involve a relativity of a very different kind. Overhead was the concrete span of the motor bridge, its arch as ambiguously placed as a rainbow's. He turned to Dr Nathan.