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remnant 35: “Is that what writing amounts to?”

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It had helped to keep her sane, that writing? Then, when time had begun again and real people had entered it, she’d abandoned it here. Now it’s a whisper from the past.

Is that what writing amounts to? The voice your ghost would have, if it had a voice? If so, why is she teaching this practice to little Blackbeard? Surely the Crakers would be happier without it. (pp. 282-283)

MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood

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October 14, 2013 at 9:05 pm