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Literature Travels

In a brief aside from osteoarchaeology, I thought I’d focus a quick entry on what I’ve been reading lately as I wait for my arm to heal.   707 more words

Palaeopathology

Stefan Zweig: The World of Yesterday

One of the things I like about blogging is the wealth of information that is being exchanged. Now and then, someone leaves a comment on my blog that leads me to discover something new or interesting.  742 more words

Books

Literature Updates

A quick note here to say that my book collection has recently grown to include John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley and Wilfred Thesiger’s Arabian Sands… 261 more words

Literature

Stefan Zweig

“Only ambition is fired by the coincidences of success and easy accomplishment but nothing is quite as splendidly uplifting to the heart as the defeat of a human being who battles against the invincible superiority of fate. 91 more words

English

Marie Antoinette's last letter

Harewood House is a stately home on the outskirts of Leeds in the north of England. It’s owned by the Earl and Countess of Harewood, and the state rooms and gardens are open to the public. 675 more words

History

Review: Stefan Zweig, Beware of Pity.

Stefan Zweig in happier times looking very relaxed (in complete contrast to how I felt reading his book). 

I read Beware of Pity at the end of May, but have only just got round to finishing my review, which if it tells you anything indicates that sometimes it takes me longer to get my thoughts down than it does for me to finish reading a novel, which itself is often very slow indeed. 740 more words

Twentieth Century Literature

The Promise - true to Stefan Zweig

Until regular BCB Movietime broadcasts resume, we shall be posting occasional reviews here.

  • For some reason, this Youtube trailer has French subtitles.

Stefan Zweig’s novella, Journey into the past, is remarkably cinematic in its form. 451 more words

Movietime