„And now, my poor old woman, why are you crying so bitterly? It is autumn. The leaves are falling from the trees like burning tears- the wind howls. Why must you mimic them?“

—  Mervyn Peake, livro Titus Groan

Fonte: Titus Groan

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Mervyn Peake
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