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Pascal Mercier


Born
in Bern, Switzerland
June 23, 1944


Pascal Mercier is the pseudonym of Peter Bieri, a Swiss writer and philosopher.
Bieri studied philosophy, English studies and Indian studies in both London and Heidelberg.
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Het gewicht van de woorden

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Perlmanns Schweigen

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Der Klavierstimmer

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Correspondance, 1901-1950

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“We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

“A feeling is no longer the same when it comes the second time. It dies through the awareness of its return. We become tired and weary of our feelings when they come too often and last too long.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

“Life is not what we live; it is what we imagine we are living.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

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