Self, Will (b. 1961). The Quantity Theory of Insanity [from The Quantity Theory of Insanity]. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd., 1991.
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"The surface of the collective psyche was like the worn, stripy ticking of an old mattress."
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So that was it! The surface of the collective psyche was like the worn, stripy ticking of an old mattress. If you punched into its coiled hide at any point, another part would spring up -- there was no action without reaction, no laughter without tears, no normality without its pissing accompanist.
Self, Will. The Quantity Theory of Insanity and Other Stories. New York: Vintage Books, 1996.
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