Richard Flanagan

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The Living Sea of Waking Dreams
The Living Sea of Waking Dreams
Fiction, Literary Fiction
288 Pages
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Fiction, Literary Fiction
416 Pages
First Person
First Person
Fiction, Literary Fiction
416 Pages

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    “A good book ... leaves you wanting to reread the book. A great book compels you to reread your own soul.”
    #books
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    “In trying to escape the fatality of memory, he discovered with an immense sadness that pursuing the past inevitably only leads to greater loss.”
    #loss#past
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    “A good book, he had concluded, leaves you wanting to reread the book. A great book compels you to reread your own soul. Such books were for him rare and, as he aged, rarer. Still he searched, one more Ithaca for which he was forever bound.”
    #books#literature#Reading#words
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    “Writing is not lying, nor is it theft. It is a journey and search for transparency between one’s words and one’s soul.”
    #soul#Writing
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    “So there you have it: two things & I can't bring them together & they are wrenching me apart. These two feelings, this knowledge of a world so awful, this sense of a life so extraordinary—how am I to resolve them?”
    #inner conflict#life
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