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Nothing Ever Happens Here
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by Otessa Moshfegh

? (2015). Nothing Ever Happens Here. Granta, 131, pp. 181-204

an old car in a dilapidated condition

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Mexicans sat in jalopies in shadows under the trees

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Mexicans sat in jalopies in shadows under the trees

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185

‘Keep biting the hand and it might slap you across the face one day,’ she said. ‘Boys like you are a dime a dozen out there. You think those Hollywood people will be lining up just to tie your shoes? You think you’re so lucky? You want an easy life? You want to roller-skate on the beach? Even the hairs on your head are numbered. Don’t forget that.’

I really did want an easy life. I looked out the window at the short little houses, the flat open plains, the sky purple and orange, blinding sparks of honey-colored light shooting over the western mountains where the sun went down. ‘Nothing ever happens here,’ I said.

sunset desc is nice

—p.185 missing author 2 years ago

‘Keep biting the hand and it might slap you across the face one day,’ she said. ‘Boys like you are a dime a dozen out there. You think those Hollywood people will be lining up just to tie your shoes? You think you’re so lucky? You want an easy life? You want to roller-skate on the beach? Even the hairs on your head are numbered. Don’t forget that.’

I really did want an easy life. I looked out the window at the short little houses, the flat open plains, the sky purple and orange, blinding sparks of honey-colored light shooting over the western mountains where the sun went down. ‘Nothing ever happens here,’ I said.

sunset desc is nice

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(adjective) marked with small spots or patches contrasting with the background

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suddenly everything was cast in dappled yellow light

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suddenly everything was cast in dappled yellow light

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