grashupfer (grashupfer) wrote,

"There are two kinds of life. There is, as Viri says, the one people believe you are living, and there is the other. It is this other which causes the trouble, this other we long to see."

The strange narrator in James Salter's Light Years shortens the Great Gatsby to near Twitter length.
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