Like the onset of some cold glaucoma dimming away the world - The Road


Well hello there. Did you miss me? I hate clutter. But I love the iphone. Best feature? GPS. Worst Feature? It can't do my homework but at least I can still blame that on the dog. Not that I have a dog. The fleas are debatable I guess.

Thirsty? Jimmy Barry Cover Drive.

Hungry? Hell's Pizza.

Complaints? See management, I just work here man.

Jimmy Jangles is reading The Road by Cormanc McCarthy of No Country for Old Men fame.ish.ness. Frankly, this book would have made Jesus wept more than the time Judas betrayed him. Or was that Peter Piper the Cock Crow eater? Heh, I said cock. Not coke, cock. heh

Not that Jesus could read English, mind you.

Forget the story for a moment and read the writing - it is pure literary porn. This line is from the first page of The Road and just by itself it conjures up a bleakness that no frost could ever predict:

"Like the onset of some cold glaucoma dimming away the world"

Neways 1 it just sets the tone perfectly.

NE ways 2 it makes Z for Zacharia look like a kids book. Oh wait, I was 13 when I read that...

2 comments:

His Whoreness said...

I don't know that that said anything about whether or not you were enjoying the book

JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ said...

Full review of a fantastic book to follow.