ILIUM: EXPRESS

(Unpublished Novel)

by Al Razutis

First Draft: 1970, Vancouver
Final Draft: 1977, Tutuila Island, American Samoa

Al Razutis - American Samoa, Tutuila Island, 1977


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Ilium Express by Al Razutis - page one

TABLE OF CONTENTS - 'SKELETAL CONTENTS' - JPEG -- 140K   - PDF File -- 123K

PAGE ONE - '.....12:01, SUN PASSED APEX in arid white-still sky...' (Rosebloom's Delicatessen) - JPEG -- 77K   - PDF File -- 209K

PAGE THREE - 'Hey, boy...Why don't you toss 'im up here!' - JPEG -- 92K   - PDF File -- 103K

PAGE SIX - 'From counter rails, reflections cast allabout for all to see. His.' - JPEG -- 96K   - PDF File -- 100K

PAGE TEN - '.....b'tween Ilium and suborb roost...' (Dragon Street) - JPEG -- 81K   - PDF File -- 222K

PAGE FOURTEEN - 'Hey Joe, what were the score?...Yer out!' - JPEG -- 56K   - PDF File -- 61K

PAGE EIGHTEEN - 'Rowarow the boys all rearrive at Herman's rockin chair which creaks a bit.' - JPEG -- 81K   - PDF File -- 96K

PAGE TWENTY TWO - '.....by happenschance, THE LIVING LEGEND OF MISS GENIE, RETOLD...' (St. John's Fraternal Reunion) - JPEG -- 100K   - PDF File -- 105K

PAGE THIRTY - '...as over Ilium, terrarium, mirage or TWO.' - JPEG -- 63K   - PDF File -- 70K

PAGE THIRTY TWO - '"Small Profits, Quick Returns," chuckled backseat Mister Rose.' (S.P.Q.R) - JPEG -- 108K   - PDF File -- 112K

PAGE FORTY - 'She snaked in a trembling wind, pirhouetted, then began to emboss his nose in viridian lace.' - JPEG -- 63K   - PDF File -- 96K

PAGE FORTY ONE - 'Liberty torch et by the Grace of God and Madam Psychosis...' - JPEG -- 90K   - PDF File -- 105K

PAGE FORTY FIVE - '.....1:10 in aeternam, theatered and paranthetical crowd gathers...' (Deus Ex Machina)- JPEG -- 81K   - PDF File -- 86K

PAGE FIFTY-FIVE - 'Within his angle of the Westward sight...' (Quasimodo's Poem) - JPEG -- 53K   - PDF File -- 169K

PAGE FIFTY SIX - 'When suddenly the clock strikes: Opera! Erebus!' - JPEG -- 109K   - PDF File -- 113K

PAGE FIFTY SEVEN - 'LIBRETTO: Neoplat! Aglaop! The picturebook is opened, turned, the guests prepared.' - JPEG -- 87K   - PDF File -- 92K

PAGE SEVENTY SEVEN - 'Pagorsky, sitting numb, upon this day: nor breath nor eyes nor will have caused the lake a stir...' - JPEG -- 53K   - PDF File -- 58K

PAGE SEVENTY EIGHT - 'yet when the deed was done and the behemoth egg was balanced to erupt...' - JPEG -- 60K   - PDF File -- 105K

PAGE EIGHTY-THREE - '...shivers shakes hysterical tears...dragging clouds on...' - JPEG -- 104K   - PDF File -- 338K

PAGE EIGHTY FOUR - '...of this time-worn Medusan whoring sky...' - JPEG -- 45K   - PDF File -- 139K

PAGE EIGHTY FIVE - 'THE SONOFABITCH SHOT THE MAYOR TO BE!' (Walpurgisnacht)- JPEG -- 65K   - PDF File -- 70K

PAGE EIGHTY SIX - '"Ah, here's the Doc," sighs Murphy..."Sink or swim?" Hopkins matter-of-factly asks.' - JPEG -- 94K   - PDF File -- 98K

PAGE NINETY ONE - 'beaked bird moth wings flies over into waxen image of night jaws yawning claws...scream'- JPEG -- 105K     - PDF File -- 108K

PAGE NINETY TWO - 'Ane they touched Janus screaming lovdly ane bareyd theire breasts...' - JPEG -- 103K   - PDF File -- 107K



-- poems from 'Ilium: Express' prose-poem read at Intermedia Poetry Readings 1969 - 70



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VRML WORLD - 1997 - 'Fly (i)ng) f (i)s h ...' - HTML PAGE - with VRML WORLD   - 70K

'ALTERNATIVE (with snake)' VRML WORLD - 1997 - 'Fly (i)ng) f (i)s h ...' - HTML - with VRML WORLD   - 70K

'TERRANOVA(S)' VRML WORLD - 1997 - 'Fly (i)ng) f (i)s h ...' - HTML - with VRML WORLD   - 80K



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