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The Individual

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The boy’s world does not use words. No written language, no speech. Even to utter sounds from the mouth is obscene. Then one day, he uncovers a lump of metal and traces lines which he will follow to a different world…
In our time, in the centre of a city, a hesitant writer watches a witches’ ceremony. A traumatised woman sees a boy materialise in front of her. She sees her lost son and seizes him in her arms.
In this world, a silent boy watches buildings and people take on new shapes. Nothing is what it was before; nobody is who they were, because nothing can be named.

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