In the bowels of the beast
July 10, 2008 10:39 AM   Subscribe

Doug Skinner translates Paul Vibert's House of Flesh and Bone, a short story about living inside large animals. Part 2. Part 3. via
posted by klangklangston (1 comment total) 4 users marked this as a favorite

 
Finally, for the sake of the ladies, I will add that water and other waste can be evacuated naturally through the pyloric valve into the intestines; and that this ingenious plan of discharging everything into the sewer has the further advantage of nourishing the animal, which then need no longer eat with its mouth, and can keep its stomach free and clean.

My Freudian return-to-the-womb fantasies aren't usually this detailed.
posted by jabberjaw at 2:23 PM on July 10, 2008


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