Imagine, if you will, Lewis Carroll and Samuel Beckett meeting at a pub one day. They decide it would be a wonderful adventure to collaboratively write a book together. Mr. Body could have been that book – a textual odyssey into Opal Louis Nations’ own psychic landscape – using a fictional mythology as a base to construct word play and a good deal of consciousness streaming.
“By wearing the mask of intentional fallacy, ambiguity, and withheld emotion, Nations can come and go as he pleases, tricking, laughing and working the trade of magician.” – George Myers, Jr., from the essay The Strange Case Of Opal Nations