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Eugen Ruge's novel "In Times of Fading Light" - an excerpt

from 02.10.2011

Excerpt:

1958 (Extract)

Infinity.
Achim Schliepner said that one can't count up to infinity.
Alexander lay on his cot dreaming of counting to infinity.  He dreamed he would be the first to count to infinity.  He already knew how to count.  He counted and counted.  Counted himself to dizzying ...

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