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Guy Régis Junior
And the Whole World Quakes (The Great Collapse): Chronicle of a Slaughter Foretold)
Les Solitaires Intempestifs
Translated by Judith Miller
Two women sit on a hilltop in the aftermath of a catastrophe. They sit with their terror. Their collapse. Their contempt for the evil of mankind. Of men. The effort of having to live, existing in the aftermath of this unspeakable thing. The ritual of continuing on. Two women. They watch on as dozens of nations arrive on the island, bringing their support to the distraught locals. French and American planes flock to the runways, blocking the flow of international humanitarian aid. Two women sit on a hilltop. They never run out of things to say. They never run out of souls to count among the stars. They never run out of silence. They will never finish saying all there is to be said. Just as theatre never does. Reflecting on the human condition. The charm of desolation.