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Bobby Fields first person: In a span of time too short to register—a time without duration, just as in math a line theoretically has length but not width or depth and is therefore invisible—I experienced the crisis. Although I think it’s a masterpiece and I gave it five stars, I wouldn’t be surprised by anyone giving it one star.

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Clarice Lispector

This sort of “shift of phrase” allows the novel its ambitions but does nothing to circumscribe its suffocating furor. That something is not precisely describable, and that indescribable-ness is precisely part of what that is. An essayistic novel of contradictions. Think about the world as nameless matter.


Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Stepping into another country, the country from within another person’s m She lives well. She saw it and she smooshed it and later she’s going to eat it and that’s all that’s gonna happen here, and the worst part is that’s not the worst part!

Why am I perceiving the world like this? I can truly say this was gu of the most difficult books I’ve ever read.

A paixao segundo G.H.: Agencia Literaria Carmen Balcells

She enjoys what she sees as they do hers. If pajxao the present the future does not exist hope lays fallow. Like most of her works, The Passion According to G. Her profound mystical and philosophical musings are triggered by the incident that happened the day before. Non so cosa farmene, ho paura di quella disorganizzazione profonda.

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Views Read Edit View history. View all 56 comments. Almost equal parts wisdom and nonsense.

A world wholly alive has a Hellish power. Shortly before her death, Lispector told a reporter that of all her books G.

A paixão segundo G.H.

Long periods of stream-of-consciousness philosophical musing are interspersed with brief moments of snapping back to Clarice Lispector’s The Passion According to Paoxao.

It is still alive though and now it walks slowly. She has sculpted comfort, a successful denizen of life. This is not a book for everyone. Published by Rocco first published I’ll leave that question to the psychologists, the biochemists, the shamans A friend in Brazil told me of a young woman in Rio who’d read Clarice Lispector obsessively and was convinced—as I and legions of other Clarice devotees have been—that she and Clarice Segunndo would have a life-changing connection if they met in person.