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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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insulting, abusive, or highly critical language

103

Behind the invective, behind the poet’s laughing response to the frozen carnival of literature, one can find other things, among them horror and a prophetic gaze that proclaims the end of the dictatorship

—p.103 by Roberto Bolaño
notable
4 months, 4 weeks ago

Behind the invective, behind the poet’s laughing response to the frozen carnival of literature, one can find other things, among them horror and a prophetic gaze that proclaims the end of the dictatorship

—p.103 by Roberto Bolaño
notable
4 months, 4 weeks ago

(noun) a Russian unit of distance equal to 0.6629 mile (1.067 kilometers)

182

in Turgenev, Carpentier’s precursor, the young students aren’t orphans and the revolution is thousands of versts away

huh i like this

—p.182 by Roberto Bolaño
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4 months, 4 weeks ago

in Turgenev, Carpentier’s precursor, the young students aren’t orphans and the revolution is thousands of versts away

huh i like this

—p.182 by Roberto Bolaño
uncertain
4 months, 4 weeks ago

(noun) an apparatus used in distillation / (noun) something that refines or transmutes as if by distillation (from alchemy)

188

He insists that Paracelsus burn the rose and make it rise from the ashes, whether with alembics or with the Word.

—p.188 by Roberto Bolaño
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4 months, 4 weeks ago

He insists that Paracelsus burn the rose and make it rise from the ashes, whether with alembics or with the Word.

—p.188 by Roberto Bolaño
unknown
4 months, 4 weeks ago

(noun) the actualization of form-giving cause as contrasted with potential existence / (noun) a hypothetical agency not demonstrable by scientific methods that in some vitalist doctrines is considered an inherent regulating and directing force in the development and functioning of an organism (from Aristotelian metaphysics)

292

these are the attributes of men who are now American through and through, an impossiblity, no matter how you look at it, an act of the will, an entelechy that neither Melville nor Twain consciously constructs

—p.292 by Roberto Bolaño
unknown
4 months, 4 weeks ago

these are the attributes of men who are now American through and through, an impossiblity, no matter how you look at it, an act of the will, an entelechy that neither Melville nor Twain consciously constructs

—p.292 by Roberto Bolaño
unknown
4 months, 4 weeks ago

just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary

292

on the turbulent and portable river of our inchoate lives

on huckleberry finn

—p.292 by Roberto Bolaño
notable
4 months, 4 weeks ago

on the turbulent and portable river of our inchoate lives

on huckleberry finn

—p.292 by Roberto Bolaño
notable
4 months, 4 weeks ago