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Hedgehog by H.D.
by H.D.
recommended to Mariel by: wild bird
recommended for: big little boots
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Now being part of everything is all very well when you're tucked up in bed watching the lights from the upper row of Leytaux chalets shine in your window, knowing that light is the Riboux', that that light is Madame and Mademoiselle Yvette's, that th
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Thomas the Obscure by Maurice Blanchot
Thomas the Obscure
by Maurice Blanchot
recommended to Mariel by: immense sea
recommended for: also called night
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Feelings occupied him, then devoured him. He was pressed in every part of his flesh by a thousand hands which were his only hand. A mortal anguish beat against his heart. Around his body, he knew that his thought, mingled with the night, kept watch.
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René Crevel
“Straight lines go too quickly to appreciate the pleasures of the journey. They rush straight to their target and then die in the very moment of their triumph without having thought, loved, suffered or enjoyed themselves. Broken lines do not know what they want. With their caprices they cut time up, abuse routes, slash the joyous flowers and split the peaceful fruits with their corners. It is another story with curved lines. The song of the curved line is called happiness.”
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John Cowper Powys
“To read great books does not mean one becomes ‘bookish’; it means that something of the terrible insight of Dostoyevsky, of the richly-charged imagination of Shakespeare, of the luminous wisdom of Goethe, actually passes into the personality of the reader; so that in contact with the chaos of ordinary life certain free and flowing outlines emerge, like the forms of some classic picture, endowing both people and things with a grandeur beyond what is visible to the superficial glance.”
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