[<< wikiquote] António Lobo Antunes
António Lobo Antunes (born 1 September 1942) is a Portuguese novelist.


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=== Knowledge of Hell (2008) ===
António Lobo Antunes (2008) Knowledge of Hell.

Asylums are nothing more than gardens of human cabbages, of miserable, grotesque, repugnant human beings watered with the fertilizer of injections.
p. 145Nothing else exists for them [Psychiatrists] in the universe beyond enormous mothers and fathers, colossal, almost cosmic, and a child reduced to an anus, penis, and mouth who maintains with these two unbearable creatures a singular relationship from which are excluded spontaneity and joy.
p. 191Of all the doctors I have known, psychoanalysts, a congregation of lay priests with bible, rites, and the faithful, constitute the most sinister, the most ridiculous, the most unwholesome of the species.
p. 191


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