Julio Cortázar

“We know that attention acts as a lightning rod. Merely by concentrating on something one causes endless analogies to collect around it, even penetrate the boundaries of the subject itself: an experience that we call coincidence, serendipity – the terminology is extensive. My experience has been that in these circular travels what is really significant surrounds a central absence, an absence that, paradoxically, is the text being written or to be written.”


Julio Cortázar, Around the Day in Eighty Worlds
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Around the Day in Eighty Worlds Around the Day in Eighty Worlds by Julio Cortázar
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