January 28, 2010

Oh, another fine one...

She might as well be dead, and yet she goes on living, shopping at delicatessens, seeing her analysts, consuming a novel every night, putting on her girdle… I love her, I find her unimaginably brave.”
J.D. Salinger. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters.

There was a time in my younger life, like so many others, I devoured every word. A fiercely private man, a good writer with a telling heart.


dylan said...

What a perfectly fitting and fabulous quote.

Notes From The Frugal Trenches said...

I was in love with Holden Caulfield for 10 years, I have Mr Salinger to thank for that!