Thursday, April 05, 2007

Against the Blog: 4-8

This entry appears before the last one because of the inelegant way blogger handles saving drafts. Awesome!


Austria's gonna annex Bosnia, so Theign orders Cyprian to go there to see what's what. Bevis Moistleigh goes along as well.

Meanwhile, Yashmeen loses her job and gets kicked out of her flat in for being a dirty Jew. Ominous to say the least. There's also a lot of talk about geopolitics that makes my brain hurt. Cyprian offers to put her in touch with this Vlado Clissan fellow who can allegedly help her...when they first meet, sheltering from a storm under an awning, they have a sexual encounter that I think any court would probably classify as rape. But, she's nonetheless fascinated by him. This is all part of her highly polymorphous sexuality, I suppose.

So anyway, there they are. They go to Venice. I have to admit, my memory of this whole Vlado thing is a bit on the vague side. Fortunately, he'll be dead soon enough.



Anonymous Anonymous pontificated to the effect that...

Have you given up on finishing your recap/review/analysis of Against the Day? I've enjoyed reading your thoughts.

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