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I have never even sung a hymn. I do not much like being touched and I have
always to make a slight effort over myself not to draw away when someone links
his arm in mine. I can never forget myself. The hysteria of the world repels me
and I ...
set about learning Russian, but I had by then lost my youthful enthusiasm; I never
got farther than being able to read the plays of Chekov and have long since
forgotten the little I knew. I think now that these schemes of mine were a trifle ...
It was a pleasure to me who had never been ordered about since I was at school
to be told to do this and that and when it was done to feel that my time was my
own. As a writer I had never felt that; I had felt on the contrary that I had not a ...
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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