“He’s studying here to be near you. He’s not here to read Voltaire.”
“I imagine Mark, Virginie, Isabelle, Béatrice, all of us, our loves, all old together remembering we were young once and how good life has been.” ~ Valérie
“Did Mr. Jefferson visit Beirut?” ~ Isabelle
“I think sometimes of some of the moron guys who I was in high school with. Well, you imbeciles should only see who’s in my apartment here. That’s right, Paris. I win.” ~ James
“Cousin Elsy? I haven’t seen her since I was two? I thought she was dead?” ~ Juliette
“Fiction comes from fact, and lots of fact makes great fiction when you re-write it as fiction.” ~ Bill
“Is that an invitation for me to come upstairs for the night?” ~ Clémence
Distances: Atlantic Lives, 1996-1997, is the 3rd volume of R. J. Nello’s intimate tale, sharing the stories of families, friends and lovers in Europe and America.