Excluded by my birth and tastes from the social order, I was not aware of its diversity. Nothing in the world was irrelevant: the stars on a general's sleeve, the stock-market quotations, the olive harvest, the style of the judiciary, the wheat exchange, flower-beds. Nothing. This order, fearful and feared, whose details were all inter-related, had a meaning: my exile.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Jean Genet

French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)

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