The Imperfectionists: A Novel Quotes

Tom Rachman
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"Libido: it has been the tyrant of his times, hurling him from comfortable America all those years ago to sinful Europe for adventure and conquest, marrying him four times, tripping him up a hundred more, distracting and degrading and nearly ruining him. Yet now it is mercifully done with, desire having dwindled these past years, as mysterious in departure as it was on arrival." (Chapter 1, p. 8).

"A few blocks away, Ott sat on his hotel bed. Perhaps, he thought, I should go no further with this. Perhaps I should leave everything as it was. Perhaps I should not start this paper." Chapter 1, p. 25).

"Erzberger, as she depicted herself in writing, is morally bold, uncompromised by her epoch, endearing, even inspiring. In person, she showed little of this." (Chapter 2, p. 44).

"He doesn't call. She wants to scream. But this is how he is: easygoing, which means tough-going for everyone...

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