“I was haunted by another possibility. Apart from the arrow we had discovered, there was no knowing what other signs might be concealed on the walls or elsewhere. Might there not be a link, for instance, between the stain over the wash-stand and the peg of the wardrobe or the scratches on the floor? We might have spotted one sign, but how many more that we had not spotted might be concealed in the natural order of things? ... [S]urrounding reality was now contaminated, so to speak, by the possibility of innumerable hidden meanings, and this continually distracted me ....” Cosmos, Witold Gombrowicz


  1. I really like this. Can I borrow it when you're done?

  2. eric lebofsky lent it to me actually, but maybe