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Memoires d'Hadrien/Carnets de Notes de "Memoires d'Hadrien" - Marguerite Yourcenar
Memoires d'Hadrien/Carnets de Notes de "Memoires d'Hadrien"
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9782070289752 (2070289753)
Publisher: Folio
Pages no: 364
Edition language: French
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"But books lie, even those that are most sincere. The less adroit, for lack of words and phrases wherein they can enclose life, retain of it but a flat and feeble likeness. Some, like Lucan, make it heavy, and encumber it with a solemnity which it does not possess; others, on the contrary, like Petr...
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Excelente libro. Muchas reflexiones sobre la vida, la guerra, la paz, la política. La prosa es inigualable, bellísima, muy fluida. A pesar de que Adriano, el narrador, está al borde de la muerte, la sensación es de paz y satisfacción, no de desesperación o tristeza.
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Wonderful book.I've already read it twice (Croatian and English translation) since I've first picked it up last September, and no doubt will I read it again few more times. Since I am bad at writing, I feel like I would have done great injustice to this book if I were to review it, so I can only hig...
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”I was beginning to find it natural, if not just, that we must perish. Our literature is nearing exhaustion, our arts are falling asleep; Pancrates is not Homer, nor is Arrian a Xenophon; when I have tried to immortalize Antinous in stone no Praxiteles has come to hand, Our sciences have been at a s...
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