Anima by Wajdi Mouawad

By Wajdi Mouawad

Lorsqu’il découvre le meurtre de sa femme, Wahhch Debch est tétanisé : il doit à tout prix savoir qui a fait ça, et qui donc si ce n’est pas lui ? Éperonné par sa douleur, il se lance dans une irrémissible chasse à l’homme en suivant l’odeur sacrée, millénaire et animale du sang versé. Seul et abandonné par l’espérance, il s’embarque dans une furieuse odyssée à travers l’Amérique, territoire de toutes les violences et de toutes les beautés. Les mémoires infernales qui sommeillent en lui, ensevelies dans les replis de son enfance, se réveillent du nord au sud, au touch de l’humanité des uns et de los angeles bestialité des autres. Pour lever le voile sur le mensonge de ses origines, Wahhch devra-t-il lâcher le chien de sa colère et faire le sacrifice de son âme ?

Par son projet, par sa tenue, par son accomplissement, ce roman-Minotaure repousse les bornes de l. a. littérature. Anima est une bête, à los angeles fois réelle et fabuleuse, qui veut dévorer l’Inoubliable.

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One world: Poland, in ho-hum infant Dad, Vietnam black in his ribs, & twilight Detroit for brains, empty in empty. Moneystung, bummer daughters: he held out. Built pressboard desks in jail. Eight years, etc. A serious chime from some casino ( 33 ) lit an old light, and he fought us, fought cops, gave up for cash— a flux what seeks the dark, as a murmur of words, come tumbling. Released, he seemed old, not good-old, not mean-old, we joked. He knew the way back, fake gun, new note, mystery especially: at hand, mystery, in the parking lot at a party store, mystery.

So Lenin planned for bombs. Allowed for elimination dances. The paralyzing horror which is the backcloth of our age is here made visible. ( 48 ) So we stopped making up stories of how our horror was salvation and just lived it. ((( While Russolo made the organ sound like traffic. What instrument is the descendant of a weapon, he said. Is this a joke? Arp’s faithless reliefs bore down on us from the walls like no art in history, upon which we spat as if heaven stank more than our malty flesh and this dance floor, crumbling.

24 ) Mars Black i. Gold Winter. I seem to remember your black eyes, see, it would be fine if I never know you. Two straps on the back of a truck go after me like arms. As splendor is too often soft. ii. Tired of Designing Cereal Boxes. A year goes by and there you are. The man in the next car says don’t take me to the hospital. Goddamn most everything, goddamn us right up the middle— aches of teeth and the hate spot in my chest; I saw it my way and died there. iii. Understand: I listened to your recording.

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