The clearest of the three volumes in The History of Bestiality, the language and structure of this one seem aerodynamic As in Powderhouse, things take off when, instead of an essay on the history of excecutions and executioners, the narrator Jean relays the history of the eradication of the Aztecs and Incas by Cortez and Pizarro Not the best book to read leading up to Christmas, since it rips the church at every turn for its genocidal predelications Often jibed with current events the report on [...]
The last book in Bj rneboe s The History of Bestiality and it is as disillusioning and sad as the other two Bj rneboe relentlessly examines Western imperialism, slavery and general warmongering and he doesn t give you any breaks this is how it was, this is what humans are like, this is what we do to each other I ve always thought that the central issue that Bj rneboe was dealing with wasn t just to look at the cruelty we inflict upon one another, but also to try to understand why we do these thi [...]
msarki.tumblr post 8288414The silence referred to, it is important to note, is the calm before the storm For example, the eery quiet just before a hurricane And this silence exists it seems for the somber hope present in the moments before a revolution Because there is no story to begin with, and the text at first appears boringly political in its talk of revolution, and the words go on and on in such a way that offers doubt for any hope of entertainment, still a reader such as myself buckles do [...]
from Powderhouse Book 2 in the History of Bestiality This is an anti novel, so the narrative must be anti fictional.From a town in Northern Africa the narrator, Jean, slightly insane, but rather reliable takes us on yet another journey of human bestialities Watch the Indians being slaughtered by Cortez in Mexico, and the Incas butchered by Pizarro in Peru Learn about the suffering brought on to peoples outside Europe by the Christian missionaries Meet historical figures like Columbus and Maximil [...]
part 3 of the history of beastiality trilogy by jens bj rneboe if you can find them, you may all as well pick up all three, for if you only get the first, after loving it so much, it shan t be so easy to find the latter two.