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Richard Bach

The opposite of Loneliness is not Togetherness, It’s Intimacy.  – Richard Bach, The Bridge Across Forever. (William Morrow Paperbacks November 21, 2006)  Originally published 1982.

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The motif of Water in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Water: a human being is incapable of living without water for more than three to five days. Almost three fourths of the planet is made up of water, and it is undeniably the most essential compound in existence. 1,953 more words

Literature

The Sea by John Banville: A Book Review

The last time that I had the  chance to  catch a glimpse of a sea was when I went back to my birth place last month . 846 more words

Fiction

Henry Miller

Your soul is utterly mysterious–but it is intact and generous and understanding. If it can hate it can also forgive. It is abiding. It does not change color, like the chameleon. 37 more words

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James Wright

Something of light falls, pitiful and kind.
Something of love forgot the dark embrace
Of evening, where the lover’s eyes go blind
With dreaming on the hollows of your face. 14 more words

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GOD BLESS YOU MR ROSEWATER / SLAPSTICK, by Kurt Vonnegut

For the first and possibly not the last time I am going to review two books at once. I believe to be perfectly justified to do so insofar as both books were written by the same person, and that is often what actually interests me: the mind behind the story. 1,161 more words

Modern Literature