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Monday, 9 May 2016

In the Face of Destiny


How helpless they all looked in the ugliness of sleep. A third of life spent unconscious and corpse-like. And some, the great majority, stumbled through their waking hours scarcely more awake, helpless in the face of destiny.

William Lindsay Gresham
Nightmare Alley
1946

Nightmare Alley - Edmond Goulding 1947

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