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Tags: Dashiell Hammett, Edgar Allan Poe, Franz Kafka, Hard-Boiled, Monsieur Pain, Nazi Literature in the Americas, Pulp, Raymond Chandler, Roberto Bolaño, The Savage Detectives
"One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate."
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