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The Sky Over Lima The Sky Over Lima by Juan Gómez Bárcena
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“They are young, full of ambition and dreams; they are still unable to imagine that there might be a story in the world in which they are not the main characters.”
Juan Gómez Bárcena, The Sky Over Lima
“the Lord always answers the prayers of those who wish for nothing to change.”
Juan Gómez Bárcena, The Sky Over Lima
“Who gives a damn about fripperies and bourgeois sentiment when the final battle of the class war is being waged all around them? Only the wealthy experience that sort of emotion, those existential chasms and desponds, because when men have too much free time, when they do not employ their vital energy in demolishing the walls that divide them from their brothers, then all of that force is used to burrow into themselves, to grub away at themselves and finally concoct all those delicate, artificial emotions.”
Juan Gómez Bárcena, The Sky Over Lima