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Tears and Saints by Emil M. Cioran
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Cioran remains, as always, a brilliant writer. However I connected most with this book when it verged away from hagiography and god, and towards sadness and death.

In the dark clarity around sadness, around loneliness, around death, Cioran remains - peerless.

Each aphorism bursts with the precision and pulchritude of a struck tuning fork.

There were some unexpected gems about music that I was not expecting in a book of saints and tears.

Only a must read for the Cioran completist, or for those who want to read of the tears that fill saint's hearts.

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Reading Progress

April 12, 2017 – Started Reading
April 12, 2017 – Shelved
April 12, 2017 –
page 16
April 12, 2017 –
page 26
April 12, 2017 –
page 44
April 13, 2017 –
page 55
April 13, 2017 –
page 87
April 14, 2017 – Finished Reading

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