THE SECRET PILGRIM.

This snippet from John LeCarre’s book, THE SECRET PILGRIM, just seems to ring a bell for me. Any other Baby Boomers feel it?


“And what they teach is what they can’t do anymore, because either the body or the spirit or both have lost their singleness of purpose; because they have seen too much and suppressed too much and compromised too much, and in the end tasted too little. So they take to rekindling their old dreams in new minds, and warming themselves against the fires of the young.”

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