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Violette Leduc

Violette Leduc
Born (1907-04-07)7 April 1907
Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France
Died 28 May 1972(1972-05-28) (aged 65)
Faucon, Vaucluse, France

At the age of five, of six, at the age of seven, I used to begin weeping sometimes without warning, simply for the sake of weeping, my eyes open wide to the sun, to the flowers… I wanted to feel an immense grief inside me, and it came.
Violette Leduc
I was afraid of having to present my big nose to strangers.
To find relief in what has been, we must make ourselves eternal.
My mother never took my hand.
There's no sustenance in the past.