The problem that marked his earlier years: almost everything is interesting. Books, in particular; and learning other languages, cracking their codes, beginning to see their patterns and their mutations; and history.
And again she felt alone in the presence of her old antagonist, life.
You will exist, right there.
An eternal suspension
“I remember beard tennis: you counted the number of beards you spotted in the street: 15 for the first, 30 for the second, 40 for the third, and ‘game’ for the fourth.”
One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else.
The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas
I find it hard to name the one book that was so damn delightful it changed my life. The truth is, they have all changed my life, every single one of them—even the ones I hated. Books are my version of “experiences.” I’m made of them.
January Book Photo Challenge 08 - Reading In Bed