This morning, the first thing after I got out of bed, I looked in the mirror.
— Chapter One, Part One, Young Adam by Alexander Trocchi
About Alexander Trocchi:
Born and educated in Glasgow, Trocchi joined the Parisian literary scene of the early 1950s. He was editor of Merlin — the influential Paris quarterly magazine which helped establish the reputations of fellow expatriates Samuel Beckett and Henry Miller.
In case you were wondering: yes, that is in fact Ewan McGregor on the book cover. The book was made into a film.
Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.