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J.M. Coetzee's 'Waiting for the Barbarians' and the unteachable graniteness

The trouble, if it can really be named as such, for many contemporary authors is the baggage that comes with national identity. For many, to think of them as separate or divisible from their nationality would be an impossibility. 844 more words

Here And Now

Quote and Song of the day – day 7

Quote of the day:

“Stories without endings can do nothing but go on forever, and to be caught in one means that you must die before your part in it is played out.”

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Quote and Song of the day - day 1

This is where I share a quote (comes from my currently reading shelf) and a song (comes from my 4000+ songs folder which is a Pandora’s box). 46 more words


Fourth gear

HERE AND NOW: LETTERS 2008-2011 – PAUL AUSTER & J. M. COETZEE. I bought this for a friend: he’s into Coetzee, and I had a thing for Auster in my younger days. 849 more words


There is no choice, and if there is anything to be done, it is only the one thing that leaves no choice. But Blue is loath to acknowledge it. 47 more words


For Quinn learned that eating did not necessarily solve the problem of food. A meal was no more than a fragile defence against the inevitability of the next meal. 30 more words


Movies of My Mind

I simply can’t find the words (or the feelings behind the words) to describe the soulless hell that is this week’s reboot of Vacation. So instead, I’m daydreaming — thinking of movies that will never be. 718 more words

Black Eye