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Roberto Bolano
April 28, 1953 - July 15, 2003
Nationality: Chilean
Category: Novelist
Subcategory: Chilean Novelist

The secret story is the one we'll never know, although we're living it from day to day, thinking we're alive, thinking we've got it all under control and the stuff we overlook doesn't matter.


But every single damn thing matters! Only we don't realize. We just tell ourselves that art runs on one track and life, our lives, on another, and we don't realize that's a lie.


We never stop reading, although every book comes to an end, just as we never stop living, although death is certain.


If I were to say what I really think I would be arrested or shut away in a lunatic asylum. Come on, I am sure that it would be the same for everyone.


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