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“A cherry pie is . . . ephemeral. From the moment it emerges from the oven it begins a steep decline: from too hot to edible to cold to stale to mouldy, and finally to a post-pie state where only history can tell you that it was once considered food. The pie is a parable of human life.”

Nick Harkaway, The Gone-Away World
tags: life, parable, pie
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The Gone-Away World The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway
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