Life as journey

The Insufferable Gaucho, by Roberto Bolano, does an excellent job of illuminating this idea, that life is a journey, that one choice leads to another, and one path becomes many paths, and we end up far from home, and far from who we were, or wanted to be, or thought we would become. The story accomplishes this insight without ever revealing that intention. By the end you feel you have gone a long way with the character.

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