Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #7

And a Zero at the Bone (24)

The sum total of this amazing experience is a deeply unsettling feeling. This description of a physical sensation is amazing in itself, but it reminds the reader that amazement—which naturally accompanies any break with expected reality—is always tinged with fear and anxiety about the encroachment of the unknown element.

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