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All Gall is Divided: Aphorisms

by E. M. Cioran

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Enigmatic insights
Pessimistic and peculiar wisdom from the pen of E. M. Cioran.
Sardonic depth is relentlessly present: I often find myself ruminating on one of his sentences for several minutes attempting to grasp the subtlety of his thinking.
All Gall Is Divided is an engrossing collection of remarks which gifts the reader an abundance of ideas and the shadows of ideas.
Simplicity and complexity merge to create an intriguing simplexity.
Cioran is arguably the best writer of anti-clichéd philosophical aphorisms.
... (A poetic aphorism from page 71): "Adrift in the Vague, I cling to each wisp of affliction as to a drowning man's plank." ( )
  BlackGlove | Jan 20, 2018 |
Cioran is perhaps an acquired taste -- to resort to a cliche he would despise, he is not everyone's cup of tea. But for those who have the taste for him, he is an addiction, like absinthe. ( )
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"All Gall Is Divided, which reads like the writings of Zarathustra's brother and reveals the conflicts, paradoxes, and rejoicings of existence as understood by a man frequently compared to Samuel Beckett."--Jacket.

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