The adolescents of my generation, greedy for life, forgot in body and soul about...– Gabriel García Márquez (via misswallflower)
The lights were on in the bakery and outside it was the end of the day and I...– A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway
Early on in The Castle by Franz Kafka, the protagonist K. meets the initially cold Frieda, barmaid and mistress to Klamm, the one man who holds K.’s fate in his hands. It’s closing time and Frieda hides K. beneath the bar, when the landlord leaves, looking for K. around the building. ‘My darling! My darling!’ she whispered, but she did not touch him. As if swooning...