By Bion, Wilfred R.
Bion's semi-autobiographical psychoanalytic novel.
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Rosemary was alarmed now. ' she ordered in peremptory tones. Bewildered, unable to see where he was going, Roland at last returned, shivering, to bed. ' she scolded as she stimulated him. 'Can't they have a bit of fun as well as us? ' 'She wouldn't do such a thing. ' Roland could not see her face, but he could feel her laughing mockingly. —to be unkind. The sounds from the floor above were unmistakable. Powerful feelingsfloodedRoland's mind, but did not include sexual passion for Rosemary. She was frightened to realize that her stimulation, usually unfailing, did not draw him to her or seduce him from fear.
Rosemary asked, looking round puzzled. Lying on mattresses on the floor were Roland, Tom and the man who had removed their belongings from the farm. ' Rosemary whispered. 'They look dead. ' 'Lie down, never mind', soothed Alice, 'I'm here to look after you. ' Rosemary stared and then, 'I'm sorry, Alice, I didn't mean to be so beastly to you'. Alice looked at her maid in adoration. Then she leant forward and kissed her tenderly. 'I loved it, my sweetheart. Humbly, dumbly. I loved every moment of your flashing, contemptuous eyes.
I must be hearing voices now! ' The voice echoed round and the storm dropped suddenly to a whisper—'All Mighty'. The silence was so sudden that the words were clearly and shockingly audible. ' Though no one was visible, the voice seemed to be so clear that you could almost see it bow with elaborate and ironic courtesy. 'I told you I had come, didn't I? . come . '. "... to my arms. . come. . come. . my beamish boy . . come. Not in terror, like Ozymandias, but kind and good, like Hitler who chortled in his joy.
A Memoir of the Future. Vols. 1-2-3 by Bion, Wilfred R.