William Levy – RAPE (with drawings by Scott Neary)

New in our Moloko+ catalogue:

William Levy – RAPE (with drawings by Scott Neary)

 

William Levy’s controversial short story RAPE was refused by many a publisher in the past, but has now finally been published by Moloko+ from Germany. And how. Combined with drawings by Scott Neary and designed by Robert Schalinski, RAPE has turned into an elegantly transgressive piece of work. Horny … yes. And paranoid … no doubt. But if you think RAPE is obscene, take a closer look at the financial supplement of your newspaper. Or should you feel Levy is revelling in conspiracy theories, feed your paranoia on the history of the Sabbatians, one of whom William Levy has chosen to be the protagonist of his story. Levy summarises his story as follows:

‘RAPE is a rage-out-rapacity fable about free market cannibals devouring themselves. Wolf Filosof is irresistibly magnetic with more than a touch of Sax Rohmer‘s insidious Doctor Fu Manchu in method and approach. When he is not having incredible tantric sex Wolf Filosof sells stolen white children to rich Americans. It‘s part of his faith as an adherent of a sect believing all prohibitions are proactive commands celebrated as a holy activity. This ribald burlesque drolly develops political/porno themes of the chilling unspeakable. Obscenely funny for anyone who can take a joke…’