Being in love was like China: you knew it was there, and no doubt it was very interesting, and some people went there, but I never would. I'd spend all my life without ever going to China, but it wouldn't matter, because there was all the rest of the world to visit. Philip Pullman, The … Continue reading china

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O amor visto pelos gregos antigos, muito pouco românticos, por sinal. Ainda agora o comprei e já vejo o livro todo sublinhado e com anotações à margem. Eros is expropriation. He robs the body of limbs, substance, integrity and leaves the lover, essentially, less. (...) Love does not happen without loss of vital self. The … Continue reading leitura de férias