23 June 2009

Twitter you can't have these

I suspect that most of us read books so that we can try and come to terms with the nature of reality, which is to say, the end of all things.

Moments before the last line of a book flies up to obscure the windscreen, I close my eyes as one would before some ultimate, indelible impact.

Always I am afraid to say these kinds of things out loud, in case. Well...

4 comments:

Mrs Slocombe said...

As so often, I feel deeply and profoundly trivial, because I never do that.

Friday said...

Endings make me nervous...

Mrs Slocombe said...

I always forget what happened in the end: I never feel it matters.

Friday said...

Oh after it happens, I'm not much bovvered about it myself. I just like to prolong endings as much as possible. I wish someone would start writing a really good, infinite book. Though maybe that's the same as wanting to lead a double life, which I don't.