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A Light in Dark Places

Today, during my lunchtime Netflix viewing, I watched a Hugh Laurie film called Mr. Pip.

It was a good film. I know this because it made me cry repeatedly, and as we all know this is the most accurate measure of a film’s quality. 241 more words

Charlotte Blackwood

Self-Destructive Love


Love can be complicated. And no story more fully explores the different kinds of love than Leo Tolstoy’s tragedy, … 545 more words

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”

-Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina 


Le fablier des animaux

All’età non saprei dire se di otto o nove anni, età in cui meglio si sta facendo o già ben si è fatta strada la capacità di distinguere il proprio dall’altrui pensare, mio padre credette potesse interessarmi una gara di corsa equestre. 1,825 more words

Voce Dal Sen Fuggita

Best Classic Novels/Poems Movie Adaptations

Whenever a book is adapted into another medium there will always be high expectations. It is easy for a movie adaptation from a book to fail miserably. 441 more words


Anna Karenina

Continuing with this month’s theme of powerful corseted women and the ineffectual men who love them, I turn my attention now to 19th century Russia and the classic tale of Anna Karenina ( 379 more words

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