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Isham Cook

American essayist and novelist based in China since 1994. Writing philosophy: downmarket, big concept, provocative, discriminating, outrageous. Ballard, Beckett, Borges, Dick, Kafka, Hesse, Melville, Mishima, Sade are influences.

Lust & Philosophy. A novel (ch. 2)

“To seize the event, lock its meat and bones in my jaws and relax into the thing.”