Books versus Life - Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot

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Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren't. I'm not surprised some people prefer books.

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magellan 4 years, 10 months ago
Communication is not an option sometimes. Pretty often, actually. I've observed a hell of a lot of things where I wondered about the motives of the people involved, but had no opportunity to get any details regarding motives and so on.
afbwelter 8 years, 1 month ago
Maybe if you don't communicate with others properly.

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