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Sunday , April 20 , 2014

A concert of magics

I’ve always had this fantasy that one day I would read Gabriel García Márquez in the original Spanish. This reading bit was important because I’d read somewhere that his English wasn’t great and the fantasy also included a meeting with him, more than one meeting, a friendship developing ...   | Read..
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none of his readers bothered about the willing suspension of disbelief. He created a world that was his own but from which r...   | Read..
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It is only that people are far more different than is pretended. All over the world men and women are worrying because they cannot develop as they are supposed to develop. Here and there they have the matter out, and it comforts them. Don’t fret yourself, Helen. Develop what you have; love your child. I do not love children. I am thankful to have none. I can play with their beauty and charm, but that is all — nothing real, not one scrap of what there ought to be. And others — others go farther still, and move outside humanity altogether. A place, as well as a person, may catch the glow. — E.M. FORSTER