11 Tegengif (At
Flann O'Brien (Strabane 5/10/1911 - Dublin 1/4/1966)
Inleiding: Bas 23/1/1981
One Beginning and one ending for
a book was a thing I did not agree with. A good book may have three openings entirely
dissimiliar and inter-related only in the prescience of the author, or for that matter
one hundred times as many endings.
12 Het Martyrium
(Die Blendung) (1935)
Elias Canetti (Rustschuk, Bulgarije 25/7/1905 - Zürich
Inleiding: Wouter 12/5/1981
Ich lese jede Seite ein dutzendmal, sonst hat man nichts davon.
13 Ulysses (1922)
James Joyce (Dublin 2/2/1882 - Zürich 13/1/1941)
Inleiding: Kees & Gijsbert 2/7/81 & 17/9/1981
Stately, plump Buck Mulligan came from the stairhead, bearing a bowl of lather on
which a mirror and a razor lay crossed. A yellow dressing gown, ungirdled, was sustained
gently-behind him by the mild morning air. He held the bowl aloft and intoned: Introibo
ad altare Dei.
14 Sons and Lovers
David H. Lawrence (Eastwood, Nottinghamshire 11/9/1885 - Vence,
Inleiding: Loek 12/11/1981
"THE BOTTOMS" succeeded to "Hell Row". Hell Row was a block
of thatched, bulging cottages that stood by the brookside on Greenhill Lane. There
lived the colliers who worked in the little gin-pits two fields away.