Thursday, May 16, 2024

the last book I ever read (A Hall of Mirrors by Robert Stone, excerpt eleven)

from A Hall of Mirrors by Robert Stone:

“Why, you see,” he said swallowing, “they send me her benefits because I manages her business affairs.”

“Doesn’t she have to sign for them?”

“He signs for them,” Clotho said.

Hollywood Rainey began to perspire under his makeup.

“Uh, I sign for them,” he said very slowly, “yes, uh that’s correct. I act as her powerful attorney.”

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