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موقع خواندن داستان های هدایت باید مدام به خودم یادآوری کنم که دارم نوشته ای نود ساله میخوانم. آگاهانه تلاش میکنم تا روایت های سطحی اش، که پشت دلزدگی از مردم و خودبرتربینی پنهان میکند، توی ذوقم نزند. کار آسانی نیست.
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