The Walled City by Marcel Clouzot

By Marcel Clouzot

people have fled the geographical region. they've got come through the millions into town. What it really is they're fleeing they can not say. They worry “the enemy”—an enemy whom they're definite will at some point assault. One guy sits past the gates gazing. but if the genuine enemy assaults, he comes no longer from the skin, yet from within.

From the start, Marcel Clouzot weaves this interesting modern fantasy which may be interpreted as a political assertion or a philosophical summation of the way forward for the West.

The Walled City is an allegory in regards to the malaise infecting today’s global. In it Clouzot has created a Western Society that's approximately to lose its souls in its conflict with know-how. it is going to like to lay the blame on exterior enemies, however the affliction is within—inside the partitions. all of the signs are there: the omnipotent nation, legislations & Order, the swollen manufacturing facility, the managed Press, inflation and undesirable cash, the ill Church, the boldness of technological know-how, the ravages of pollutants, the deadening effect of the egalitarian society, even Feminism—and the fellow of fine will, its protagonist, who's trapped among the legislation and his personal judgment of right and wrong. whilst The Walled urban was released in France it was once known as ‘a nice hallucinatory e-book’ and Clouzot was once in comparison to Celine.

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