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  1. Harold Rhenisch says:

    Faulkner means that the book and the intentions of its author are not the same thing, and that the author’s favourite parts are those that belong to the author rather than to the book.

    1. jspruell says:

      well said — I had never heard the comment from Faulkner before, but find it very accurate.

    2. Sigrun says:

      yes, that’s just whats so incredible difficult, isn’t it?!

      1. Harold Rhenisch says:

        Mothers allow their children to grow up all the time. There is a beautiful moment when one steps away from one’s identity and sees the book, for the first time, free of oneself. Just for a moment, you get a chance to see the world for the first time.

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