“That was how things were back then. Anything that grew took its time growing, and anything that perished took a long time to be forgotten. But everything that had once existed left its traces, and people lived on memories just as they now live on the ability to forget quickly and emphatically.” ― Joseph Roth, The Radetzky March
Beautiful.<<<<< This is actually false, he was not addled(mentally ill) but in reality dyslexic which he was told about from the very moment he was diagnosed by his school at the time, but his mom did take him out of school and educated him at home for some time.
Michael Dibdin - Cosi Fan Tutti (An Inspector Zen Mystery Book 5)
Rememberance of Things Past, by Marcel Proust, a book of the belle époque.
"Três Irmãs", Anton Tchekhov ♥♥♥♥ ♥/2
To the Lighthouse // Virginia Woolf *Undoubtedly my favorite book