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The Man Without Qualities by Robert Musil
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Sep 13, 2008

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10/07/2010 page 493
06/27/2011 page 510
70.0% ""We have a tendency in this country to fall in live with noted personalities, like the drunks who throw their arms around a stranger's neck, only to push him away again after a while for equally obscure reasons.""
08/18/2011 page 550
76.0% "chapter 104- Rachel and Soliman on the Warpath; a good short story. And all the Arnheim material just funny in that uncomfortable way where you recognize your own times."
03/09/2013 page 80
11.0% "' least in the Carpathian mountains, was shrouded in almost permanently thick Valuska was compelled to rely on his memory of ever shorter summers, summers that year by year imperceptibly had become still more fleeting, and was, therefore...forced to relive 'his brief glimpse of ever clarifying totality' while studying the thick relief map of rubbish on uneven pavements in the annually gathering gloom.'"
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