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Niklas

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Joined 2 months, 1 week ago

Favourite book genres: biography, music, philosophy, dissence; anything kick-providing, really. I review books, which means that I am—via Kurt Vonnegut—rococo argle-bargle. niklas.reviews

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Denise Riley: Time Lived, Without Its Flow (Hardcover, Picador) 4 stars

This so-called “work of grief” is turning out to be a shatteringly exhausting apprehension of the needed work of living. It demands to be fully lived, while the labour of living it is physically exhausting—like virulent jetlag, but surging up in waves.

The notes and emails of condolence have stopped arriving and I’ve acknowledged each of them. Yet after all this ritual and effort, he still hasn’t come home. What more does he want?

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