«  anna kavan���s masterful post-apocalyptical novel ice (1967) parallels the death throws of a relationship with the disintegration of the world. as the unnamed narrator ( n) and the girl ( g) traverse an indistinct, interchangeable, world transformed by glacial encroachment, only the same movements are possible: flight, pursuit, flight, pursuit��� repetition reinforces the profoundly unnerving feel of both physical and mental imprisonment: as movements are predicted, trauma is repeated. »