What drives TAZARA? David Shields may provide an answer in his book "Reality
Hunger". He takes up the notion that uneasiness can
be observed when it comes to the kind of realistic
narration ŕ la Jonathan Franzen. As part of his essayist
theory of literature, Shields discusses the
sampling-method, in other words the use of culturally
pre-formed material, as Adorno called it. Well, that is
more or less, what I am trying to do, not forgetting
thrill and fun.
I juggle around with authentic quotes by real VIPs of
different trades and of different times. In fact, such
traceable (and clearly indicated) quotes represent a
major part of the text (sampling-method).
ATTENTION at the
We are on the track of those who shaped the baggage of
caused the worldwide crash of banks?
Who benefits from global dissolution of
What does hide behind the idea to tackle
world-hunger with gene-manipulation?
What is China doing in Africa?
What is the NATO doing in Eastern Europe?
Who is the godfather behind
Answers to these and many more questions will be
given aboard my African railway-express.
MISSION OF THE
Within every big railway-network you will find uncoupled
carriages, their load missing. One task of the
railways pointsman is to trace such uncoupled
carriages and to guide them back via properly pointed
rail-switches to an orderly line-up.
Almost every text you are going to read is based on
authentic quotes found during a journey through the world
of published word in books, in journals, on the
World Wide Web there, however, uncoupled from the
course of time. Such quotes have been recovered and
brought in line in a meaningful new way by me, the
pointsman and you can trace all quotes online.
On the rolling stage of the TAZARA-Express,
reconstruction takes place of a historic timetable as
framed by global pointsmen whilst playing their
Out of an African railway-platform is growing a
A mountain, rich in ore, tells the story
of how it was dragged from Africa to Asia.
HAPPENINGS ON THE GHOST-TRAIN
Hammarskjöld is reading from his last will, and
he will give away world-secrets.
Gates will be kidnapped and will learn what his
Creative Capitalism does mean to
Annan does not wish to become the Uncle
Tom of Bill Gates.
Inventors and traders of weapons are confronted
during a summit meeting.
Germanys famous fiction-writer, Karl May,
is going to report about his early strive for
peace in Sudan and in South Africa.
Nobel-Laureate, Doris Lessing, will confess to
read, occasionally, Wilbur Smith.
Le Carré helps to research the thriller-mission
of an U.S.-diplomat in Zimbabwe.
Trotsky quarrels with John D. Rockefeller Jr.
about war and its profit.
Train-robber Ronnie Biggs accepts to write the
scenario of the great bank-betrayal.
Cecil Rhodes wants to be resurrected as Henry
Germanys maverick-politician, Joschka
Fischer, is unmasking the godfather
behind Barack Obama.
Prince Charles will wag his green
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