Tillvaratagna eftermiddagar was originally written in English, in London in the autumn of 1984. The title was “Reasonable Afternoons” and it was printed in 65 copies. The author’s Swedish translation is of later date. The original English features below.
The table is a thin sheet of paper.
THE DREAM BOOK He who eats books in a dream will die soon.
A MIRAGE IN FACT
As a matter of fact, the oculist did not shake his glasses.
Too much labor deadens the soul.
Business is natural, says the monkey.
The people of facts stumble on amid smoke and noise.
I have seen the umbrellas brush each other in passing.
In order that you may see the darkness, it is coloured black.
Tillvaratagna eftermiddagar, 28 pages
Chateaux [Supplement 3], 2018