Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Excerpt: The Inherited Will to Toast

Gutts, J. (1976). The inherited will to toast.
Heritageville: Orville (out of print).

A poolside picnic table at Lac des Cloches, before the Fourth Stratum.
A young Scarlatti, Nuveti, Vascetta and Malinconico cavort in high spirit amidst the birkenbier und w├╝rste as summer begins to wane.
   The gesture is a reflex passed down through blood. The hearty atmosphere motivates the spirit, and so the young lad involuntarily reaches for the first thing within grasp...