"Yes, but it isn’t a beating, it is communication. It isn’t an action, not in and of itself. It’s a constant pressure, the effect of a constant pressure. It is a result, not a thing. It can’t be looked at by itself, separated out."
Silence Once Begun, Jesse Ball
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"The illusion of great art is to make one believe that literature is very close to life, but exactly the opposite is true."