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the silence of water

the silence of water
2011

I returned to the site, the sun had already set, I cast the hook and waited. I don't think there is a deeper silence in the world than the silence of water. I felt it at that time and never forgot it

Portugal

the silence of water

First edition 2011, The Way


Language
Portuguese

Text by José Saramago, excerpt from As Pequenas Memórias
Illustrations: Manuel Estrada