The Library Basement
Reading under ground

Other transubstantiations

Form Carsten Jensen's We, The Drowned, describing food given to prisoners of war held in a church:

We were each given a spoon and a metal bowl and made to line up by the altar. And it was, in its way, a form of communion, because it took every last scrap of imagination to transubstantiate what was in our metal bowls into something edible . . .

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