I’ve just finished reading Yukio Mishima’s The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea. I continue my fascination with this hauntingly poetic and brutally beautiful writer. 448 more words
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Hanako : I wait.
Jitsuko : I wait for nothing.
Songs of a lonely heart flying from the gentle folds of the fan signalling the melancholic air to chant sermons of an unrequited love ; the capricious love muffling the voices of a damask drum ; the viciousness of love nurtured by the obstinacy of the heart spilling its vengeance in a haunted soul ; the arrogance of beauty nestled in narcissistic love humbled by the aloofness of a gravestone and the nothingness of love dissolving into a philosophical profundity dreaming the richness of love on a mystifying Kantan pillow. 1,732 more words
Two final, never-before-seen Lassiter novels will appear in the second half of 2015.
First up, will be a novel featuring Hector and James Bond creator Ian Fleming in 1962 Japan, and, a bit later, in Istanbul, witnessing the filming of the classic Bond novel, FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE. 18 more words
Happy New Year!!
2014 had come and gone. Though many anxiety-provoking events transpired during the year (such as the mysterious disappearance of a Malaysian passenger jet, the rise of ISIS, and the Ebola epidemic in West Africa), as far as my family was concerned, it was a fairly good year. 478 more words