terça-feira, 1 de junho de 2010

In the shadow of the Patriarch

All dictators, from Creon onwards, are victims.­ --Gabriel García Márquez


Many years later, in the course of writing his memoirs, Gabriel García Márquez was to remember that distant afternoon in Aracataca, in Colombia, when his grandfather set a dictionary in his lap and said, "Not only does this book know everything, it’s the only one that’s never wrong." The boy asked, "How many words are in it?" "All of them," his grandfather replied.

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