The Trouble with Being Born

The Trouble with Being Born


In this quantity, which reaffirms the uncompromising brilliance of his brain, Cioran strips the human right down to its most simple parts, start and loss of life, suggesting that catastrophe lies no longer within the prospect of demise yet within the truth of delivery, "that laughable accident." within the lucid, aphoristic sort that characterizes his paintings, Cioran writes of time and loss of life, God and faith, suicide and discomfort, and the temptation to silence. via sharp remark and sufferer contemplation, Cioran cuts to the guts of the human experience.

“A love of Cioran creates an urge to press his writing into someone’s hand, and is via an equivalent urge to drag it away as poison.”—The New Yorker

“In the corporate of Nietzsche and Kierkegaard."—Publishers Weekly

"No sleek author twists the knife with Cioran's dexterity. . . . His writing . . . is expert with the bitterness of actual compassion."—Boston Phoenix

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