The Patron Saint of All Outsiders

This French version of Kafka, this cross between Pascal and Orwell remains unclassifiable. She is intellectually stateless,  prophet without any country in which she can be sure of honor. A Catholic Jewess who criticized impeccably both traditions, she is a voice crying in the wilderness, an outsider, the patron saint of all outsiders. 

–David McLellan, Utopian Pessimist: The Life and Thought of Simone Weil

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