‘I couldn’t read, I could hardly think properly, it was as if I were being dismantled from within. I didn’t know which direction to go, as if my will had been taken away. A hole was how I described it to myself, like dropping into a hole and not being able to look up.’
Everyone carries a room about inside him. This fact can even be proved by means of the sense of hearing. If someone walks fast and one pricks up one's ears and listens, say in the night, when everything round about is quiet, one hears, for instance, the rattling of a mirror not quite firmly fastened to the wall.
Notes for a fragmentary novel entitled The Moment, linked at the top of the page.
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