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"Gorgeous short stories, deeply moving so I cannot read one after another. Five stories in, I will surely read all, but it will take a while." Mar 13, 2020 06:45PM

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Vyshinsky: And your occupation? Rostov: It is not the business of gentlemen to have occupations. Vyshinsky: Very well then. How do you spend your time? Rostov: Dining, discussing. Reading, reflecting. The usual rigmarole. Vyshinsky: And you ...more
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“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”
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“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.”
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