The black thing in her brain and the dark water on the page were the same thing, a form of knowledge. This is how myths work. 67 more words
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If you’re seeking a summer read that is thought-provoking but not overwhelming in length, I would highly recommend A.S Byatt’s Angels and Insects.
A work of two separate and yet conversational parts, the book presents two carefully crafted novellas exploring the relationships between humanity, science, and death. 418 more words
When I started this blog, I decided not to write about the work of A. S. Byatt, my favourite author and the subject of my PhD thesis: only once did I make an exception, with my post on her latest work of fiction, … 403 more words
Once upon a time in a faraway land there lived a reader who bought a book and then quickly forgot it. The lonesome book sat on the reader’s bookshelf for years, slowly collecting the type of dust that only comes with the passage of time. 539 more words