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Author QuotedElias Canetti
Title QuotedAuto-da-Fe
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/11/29
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QuotationThen I went into the Taprobane Hotel and got a bottle of Ceylonese beer which turned out to be fairly good, better than Indian. I bought Elias Canetti's Auto-da-Fe at the Taprobane bookstand, anticipating future hours in airports.
JournalThe Other Side of the Mountain: The End of the Journey. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 7, 1967-1968.; Edited by Patrick Hart, O.C.S.O. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1998, p. 309
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