“We may delude ourselves, but that’s hardly the point. We must give voice to the irrational as an act of conscience. It’s the closest thing we have to prayer.” - from 'The Siren of Montmartre' by Leopold Nacht
Saturday, February 09, 2013
Does anyone agree with me that Robert Aickman was likely to have been
inspired by Thomas Mann's 'The Magic Mountain' when writing 'The Hospice'?
Or did Mann anticipate Aickman?
A question of retrocausality or dyschronous recurrence?