By Jeffrey Round
First released in England to foreign acclaim in 1997, Jeffrey Round's vintage novel, A Cage of Bones, now appears to be like in a brand new version. at first of the '90s, an ingenuous younger Torontonian named Warden Fields is persuaded to paintings as a version in Europe's style capitals. Italy revels within the opulent splendour of designers like Versace and Ferré, whereas England remains to be reeling from the anarchic punk revolution of a decade ahead of. In Italy, Warden is brought to an international of sensuality and fervour, whereas his courting with an underground British rock famous person attracts him into unlawful political intrigue. delicate and refined, this finely crafted novel weaves jointly tragic and comedian subject matters in a relocating tale as its protagonist is going from popular culture icon, via pariah to liberated spirit.
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From the towers themselves. Sure, there were some who ignored the fuss, who didn’t want to be bothered. It was seven forty-seven in the morning and they were too jacked up for anything but a desk, a pen, a telephone. Up they came from the subway stations, from limousines, off city buses, crossing the street at a clip, refusing the prospect of a gawk. Another day, another dolor. But as they passed the little clumps of commotion they began to slow down. Some stopped altogether, shrugged, turned nonchalantly, walked to the corner, bumped up against the watchers, went to the tips of their toes, gazed over the crowd, and then introduced themselves with a Wow or a Gee-whiz or a Jesus H.
He couldn’t be an ordinary priest—it wasn’t the life for him; he was ill defined for it, he needed more space for his doubt. He left the novitiate and went to Brussels, where he joined a group of young monks who took their vows of chastity, poverty, obedience. He lived in a small flat in the center of the city. Grew his hair out. Kept his head in books: Augustine, Eckhart, Massignon, Charles de Foucauld. It was a life of ordinary labor, friendship, solidarity. He drove a fruit truck for a local cooperative and organized a labor union for a small group of workers.
Kids on the tenth floor aimed television sets at the housing cops who patrolled below. Air mail. The police came in, clubbing. Shots rang out from the rooftop. On the radio there was a song about the revolution being ghettoized. Arson on the streets. It was a city with its fingers in the garbage, a city that ate off dirty dishes. I had to get out. The plan was to look for a job, get my own little place, maybe work on a play, or get a job on a paper somewhere. There were ads in the circulars for bartenders and waiters, but I didn’t want to go that way, all flat hats and micks in shirtsleeves.
A Cage Of Bones by Jeffrey Round