Bathing the Lion

Bathing the Lion

Jonathan Carroll


In Jonathan Carroll's surreal masterpiece, Bathing the Lion, 5 those who stay within the similar New England city doze off one evening and all percentage a similar hyper-realistic dream. a few of these humans be aware of one another; a few do not.

When they wake the next day to come them all be aware of what has occurred. All 5 have been at one time "mechanics," one of those cosmic repairman whose activity is to maintain order within the universe and freshen up the messes made either through sentient beings and the definitely fearsome but inevitable Chaos that periodically rolls via, wreaking mayhem anywhere it touches down―a type of infinitely robust, cruel twister. as the activity of a mechanic is grueling and onerous, after a definite interval them all are retired and despatched to assorted elements of the cosmos to reside out their days as "civilians." Their stories are cleaned and new identities are created for them that healthy the locations they visit reside out their traditional lives to the tip.

For the 1st time all retired mechanics are being introduced again to accountability: Chaos has a brand new plan, and it is not having a look sturdy for mankind...

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