Destination: (成都 )Chengdu to (昆明)Kunming
With only one-way train tickets booked for a 20+ hr. train ride with the worst seats possible, I left Chengdu with 8 others to explore the province of (云南) Yunnan during the… 903 more words
There’s nothing Blanche duBois about Mary, or her lover Colin, nor anything either comforting or kind about Robert and Caroline.
This early (1981) novella by Ian McEwan is a nasty little piece of work and, to my mind, not in the same league as, say, … 371 more words