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The Wisdom of Purzil Crofe

The Wisdom of Purzil Crofe
A busy man complained one day, “I have no time.”

“What’s that you say?” cried his friend a lazy fizz.

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Ambrose Bierce

Ce povestiri am mai citit #50

Helion SF nr. 52, mai/iunie 2015:

1. Miloş Dumbraci – Triţii de pe Jawdah. Fascinant subiect. Mi-a plăcut cum sunt strecurate subtil mici detalii de… 224 more words


a light cloud of smoke, the eye of the man on the bridge gazing into Peyton Fahquhar's through the sights of a rifle, those of all famous marksmen

He heard a second report, and saw one of the sentinels with his rifle at his shoulder, a light cloud of blue smoke rising from the muzzle.

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Peyton Fahrquhar's eyes

He wore a moustache and pointed beard, but no whiskers; his eyes were large and dark gray, and had a kindly expression which one would hardly have expected in one whose neck was in the hemp.

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water touched by the early sun

The water, touched to gold by the early sun, the brooding mists under the banks at some distance down the stream, the fort, the soldiers, the piece of drift—all had distracted him.

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Ce povestiri am mai citit #49

Helion SF nr. 51, aprilie/mai 2015:

1. Daniel Timariu – Din lift. Încă nu m-am hotărât care din cele două părţi mi-a plăcut mai mult. 216 more words


The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes

The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Highly oneiric. Revolutionary Mexico. Swift jumps from conciousness to conciousness, yet with the purpose of generating a coherent narrative. 454 more words

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