writer’s wednesday [allende & mason]

” Fear seemed never to touch him, although he had confessed to me that he was not a courageous man, far from it. I believe that the lens of the camera had a strange effect on him, it was as if it transported him to a different time from which he could watch events without actually participating in them.”

“And of Clay Are We Created”
Isabel Allende, The Stories of Eva Luna

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“Now Leroy has the sudden impulse to tell Norma Jean about himself, as if he had just met her. They have known each other for so long they have forgotten a lot about each other. They could become reacquainted. But when the oven timer goes off and she runs to the kitchen, he forgets why he wants to do this.”

Bobbie Ann Mason, Shiloh & Other Stories



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2 responses to “writer’s wednesday [allende & mason]

  1. the allende quote is just perfect. xo

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