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message 1: by Book (new)

Book Wormy | 1845 comments Mod
Share your favourite quotes and narrative moments.


message 2: by Book (new)

Book Wormy | 1845 comments Mod
"Probably human cruelty is fixed and eternal. Only styles change"

"Like writing, paintings seem to hint at a topsy-turvy world in which, so to speak, time's arrow moves the other way."

"You do what you do best,' said Hamilton, 'not what's best to do."

"Here there is no when, no how, now where."

"Indeed at the railway station in Treblinka, the four dimensions were intriguingly disposed. A place without depth. And a place without time."


message 3: by Diane (new)

Diane | 1997 comments “They're always looking forward to going places they're just coming back from, or regretting doing things they haven't yet done. They say hello when they mean goodbye.”


message 4: by Kristel (new)

Kristel (kristelh) | 3894 comments Mod
"washing line and mailbox America"

"when people move--when they travel--they look where they've come from, not where they're going. Is this what human beings always do? Then love will be like driving, which doesn't appear to make much immediate sense.

"Like writing, paintings seem to hint at a topsy-turvy world in which, so to speak, times arrow moves the other way."


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