Quotation by Alfred Döblin

She was struck down because she happened by chance to encounter this man; such is life, it's really inconceivable. She rode out to Freienwalde to protect her friend, and there she was strangled, strangled, killed, extinguished; such is life.
Alfred Döblin (1878–1957), German-Jewish novelist, physician. Trans. by David Dollenmayer. Alexanderplatz, Berlin, bk. 8 (1929).

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