The End of the World Running ClubeBook - 2017
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This remarkable debut is the story of an unimpressive, lazy man who is completely unprepared for the end of the world and will do anything, including running, to be reunited with his family.
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"...we don't grow up; we grow over, like weeds orver new grass."
In the end, I thought, this is how we all end up: running alone through our own wilderness, the landscape of disjointed events that form our lives, with nobody to make sense of it but ourselves. The road is ours, and ours alone."
"...the truth doesn't really have any words of its own. They're not enough, see? Stories work - good stories - because they make you feel something like how the truth would make you feel if you could hear it."
"He realized this resistance was like a shadow, and the darker the shadow was, the brighter the light shone. It was a part of me, and it would always be with me. When it was at its strongest, when things seemed to be at their worst, that's when the brightest hope could be found."
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