About Conchie Fernandez

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  • Conchie shared from X. by Matt Thompson
    it’s difficult to distinguish shame from regret.
    Note: Good line from "X", by Matt Thompson.
  • Conchie shared from Suicide Squeeze (The Fourth Outfielder Series) by RW Bennett
    “No, I said he was a black man.” “I’m afraid I don’t understand the distinction.” “The man in camouflage may have been from Haiti, or London, or Somalia. That wouldn’t make him an African-American, would it?” “I’m afraid I still don’t understand the distinction.” Then you’re a dumbass, too. I suppose it’s a pet peeve of mine that because of excessive political correctness all black people are sometimes referred to as African-Americans, despite their country of origin. Like when one of the Boston newspapers described the winner of the last Boston Marathon as ‘Robert...
    Note: Bravo to R.W.Bennett for this stereotype buster! From his novel, "Suicide Squeeze".
  • Conchie shared from Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell
    nothing is as eloquent as nothing.
    Note: David Mitchell, "Cloud Atlas".
  • Conchie shared from Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell
    Glass & peace alike betray proof of fragility under repeated blows.
    Note: Another great line from "Cloud Atlas"
  • Conchie shared from Cloud Atlas: A Novel by David Mitchell
    As many truths as men. Occasionally, I glimpse a truer Truth, hiding in imperfect simulacrums of itself, but as I approach, it bestirs itself & moves deeper into the thorny swamp of dissent.
    Note: From David Mitchell's "Cloud Atlas"