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Jeffrey Eugenides

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There comes a moment, when you get lost in the woods, when the woods begin to feel like home.

— Jeffrey Eugenides


Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.

— Jeffrey Eugenides

#life #mind #life

We couldn't imagine the emptiness of a creature who put a razor to her wrists and opened her veins, the emptiness and the calm.

— Jeffrey Eugenides

#virgin-suicides #imagination

In the end, it wasn't death that surprised her but the stubbornness of life.

— Jeffrey Eugenides

#life #death

Depression is like a bruise that never goes away. A bruise in your mind. You just got to be careful not to touch it where it hurts. It`s always there, though.

— Jeffrey Eugenides


The girls took into their own hands decisions better left to God. They became too powerful to live among us, too self-concerned, too visionary, too blind.

— Jeffrey Eugenides


We knew, finally, that the girls were really women in disguise, that they understood love and even death, and that our job was merely to create the noise that seemed to fascinate them.

— Jeffrey Eugenides

#the-virgin-suicides #death

The essential matrimonial facts: that to be happy you have to find variety in repetition; that to go forward you have to come back to where you begin.

— Jeffrey Eugenides

#marriage #marriage

She'd become an English major for the purest and dullest of reasons: because she loved to read.

— Jeffrey Eugenides

#majors #reading-books #love

Maybe the best proof that the language is patriarchal is that it oversimplifies feeling.

— Jeffrey Eugenides

#language #patriarchy #language

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The Virgin Suicides has been filmed while Middlesex received the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in addition to being a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award the International Dublin Literary Award and France's Prix Médicis. Jeffrey Kent Eugenides (born March 8 1960) is an American novelist and short story writer. He has written numerous short stories and essays as well as three novels: The Virgin Suicides (1993) Middlesex (2002) and The Marriage Plot (2011).

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