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In the flea market, a shoe box filled with photographs. This is all we have. Whose
lives might be recovered, if only the box had been labelled? This book is such a
box, retrieved from the past. Faces pulled in hand- fuls back into the light.
Revealed by twos and threes and dozens — this and this and these. The lives no
longer whole, but torn; fragmented. Here, for instance: A man and a woman
walking in the rain. We cannot and may never see their faces. They walk beneath
an umbrella, ...
woman. You will suffer this all your life. Not welcome to the wonders of
womanhood — but Oh, you poor child — the cost! The price! The disaster that
awaits you! Then, of course, she spent the next week describing the horrors of
penetration and the terrors of childbirth! You see what I mean? It's not all women,
but it's only women who do that to each other. They want revenge for having to
suffer the indignity — hoo-ha! — of being female. We're all so vulnerable. We can'
t fight back. It isn't ...
"Not you — but the memory of you. That's what I have. And that's what I'm holding
onto — for the time being. Do you understand?" Graeme nodded. Mi said: "I'll
send him out, now." Then she went back inside, while Graeme looked at the sky,
as if there might be a message there, telling him what to do. Matthew stood in the
doorway. Graeme was watching the Bay. Far, far away an aeroplane was
approaching. Two other people had come out onto the terrace — a man and a
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - lkernagh - LibraryThing
Timothy Findley blew me away with his skill of story telling when I read The Last of the Crazy People last year. He did not disappoint me with this one. The story starts out in our time period as a ... Consulter l'avis complet
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absolutely amazing. heartbreaking, beautiful, sublime. more complete review to come. Consulter l'avis complet
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