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Many years ago when I was destroying the papers of one of his sons , my uncle ,
who had died , I came across the diary that my grandfather kept when as a young
man at the beginning of the nineteenth century he did what I believe was called ...
The book was called The Merry - Go - Round . It was rather absurd because
owing to the influence on me of the ęsthetic school of the nineties I made
everyone incredibly beautiful , and it was written in a tight and affected manner .
But its chief ...
... the public be , it is his no longer and he is free from the burden that oppressed
him . I called my book Beauty from Ashes , which is a quotation from Isaiah , but
finding that this title had been recently used , I chose instead the title of one of the
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One of my favourite bedside books of all time. I wore my first copy into pieces from overuse. I don't know of another book quite like it. Read full review
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review