„Of course she had some pathetic illusions about herself or she would not be able to go on living.“

—  Jean Rhys

Origine: After Leaving Mr. Mackenzie

Ultimo aggiornamento 03 Giugno 2021. Storia
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scrittrice britannica 1890 - 1979

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Variante: She lacks the core of sureness, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on reflections of herself in others' eyes. She does not dare to be herself.
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