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Holmes and Drood

It’s a good time for Victorianists to be in London; after my visit to the British Library’s Gothic exhibition last week, which featured The Mystery of Edwin Drood… 1,072 more words

Charles Dickens

"The Thanksgiving of the Wazir"

“The Thanksgiving of the Wazir”

A Punjabi Tale

Collected in Andrew Lang’s The Olive Fairy Book

Once upon a time there lived in Hindustan two kings whose countries bordered upon each other; but, as they were rivals in wealth and power, and one was a Hindu rajah and the other a Mohammedan bâdshah, they were not good friends at all. 1,344 more words

Literature

THE THANKSGIVING OF THE WAZIR

Short story from “The Olive Fairy Book” Edited by Andrew Lang.

THE THANKSGIVING OF THE WAZIR

Once upon a time there lived in Hindustan two kings whose countries bordered upon each other; but, as they were rivals in wealth and power, and one was a Hindu rajah and the other a Mohammedan bâdshah, they were not good friends at all. 1,350 more words

Inspiration/Thoughts

An Analysis of Fantasy by J.R.R. Tolkien

I picked up J R R Tolkien’s Tree and Leaf on a whim. It was a small book. I thought I could breeze through it on a lazy afternoon with some coffee. 482 more words

Books