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The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano
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Jul 21, 2011

it was amazing
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read count: 6

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“Choices are made in brief seconds and paid for in the time that remains.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano
“She hadn't chosen him over all the others. The truth was that she hadn't even thought about anyone else.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano
“In fact, they didn't talk much at all, but they spent time together, each in his own abyss, held safe and tight by the other's silence.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano
“Even though he was afraid to admit it, when he was with her it seemed it was worth doing all those normal things that normal people do.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano
“She found herself thinking of how it would feel to be safely trapped in his arms, with no more possibility to choose.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

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“It was strange to find them here, still alive, with their shared bits of past that suddenly counted for nothing.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

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“The scene was set. All that was required was an action, a cold start, instant and brutal as beginnings always are.”
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“she and Mattia were united by an invisible, elastic thread, buried under a pile of meaningless things, a thread that could exist only between two people like themselves: two people who had acknowledged their own solitude within the other.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano
“Separating them were two layers of brick, a few inches of plaster, and nine years of silence.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano
“She remembered lying in the crevasse, buried by snow. She thought of that perfect silence. Also now, like then, no one knew where she was. This time too, no one would come. But she no longer expected them to.
She smiled at the clear sky. With a little effort, she could get up by herself.”
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Paolo Giordano
“Denis's love for Mattia had burned itself out, like a forgotten candle in an empty room, leaving behind a ravenous discontent.”
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“Numbers are everywhere," said Denis. "They're always the same, aren't they?"

"Yes."

"But Alice is only here."

"Yes."

"So you've already made up your mind.”
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Paolo Giordano
“In the end it happens, in some way you couldn't imagine before.”
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“Mattia thought that he and Alice were like that, twin primes, alone and lost, close but not close enough to really touch each other.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano
“He opened his mouth to reply that feeling special is the worst kind of cage that a person can build for himself, but he didn't say anything.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano
“She was tired, with that tiredness that only emptiness brings.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers


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