Book Diary 2018 (21 books items)
depending on the roll of the dice, the swerve of the indifferent atom, forever poised between two worlds, or —with a little luck—a wealthy man who had made his way in the world and married the woman he loved...All right—be realistic, I thought. Consider the facts: Like a man who had fallen or been rudely flung into the world, I owned nothing. My knowledge, my clothes, my language, even, were shamefully second-hand, made by, and perhaps for, other men. I was a living lie, that was "