Book Quotes – JG Ballard

“His muteness, naturally, was part of attraction he felt for Madame Giaconda. Both of them in a sense had lost their voices, he to a cruel mother, she to a fickle and unfaithful public.  This bound them together, gave them a shared sense of life’s injustice, though Mangon, like all innocents, viewed his misfortune without rancour…”

 

From The Sound-Sweep by J G Ballard (1963)

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