Workpoints #2, Justine Part II

Subjecting The Alexandria Quartet to the slow perusal of an older less impatient reader, I find myself – quite naturally – appreciating and understanding more. First of all, the certainty of the unnamed narrator of  1,113 more words

The Art of Death

“How can we write plausibly from the point of view of the dying, when we have not died ourselves, and have no one around to ask what is it like to die? 44 more words

Currently Reading

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Father of Magical Realism

Fred Turner has served as chief of staff under United States senator Bob Menendez since 2014. He previously spent seven years as chief of staff with the United States Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. 291 more words

Fred Turner

#TheReadingQuest Log Week 3:

Things are finally moving again! Even though I finalised my own move this week, I managed to finish two books! Ok, the second one only had 144 pages, which really isn´t a lot, but still. 524 more words

The Library

Love In The Time Of Science

What is it?

The 1999 music album Love In The Time Of Science by the Icelandic musician Emilíana Torrini, and the album’s name was inspired by the book  567 more words


Book Review: Love in the Time of Cholera

In a town along the Caribbean, during a time when the Cholera epidemic had not yet fully abated, Florentino Ariza, a simple young man who works in the post office, and Fermina Daza, the daughter of a suspiciously wealthy man, fall in forbidden love. 68 more words


“Love in the Time of Cholera” by Gabriel García Márquez - love waits for everybody

“The only regret I will have in dying is if it is not for love.”

I have to say that I was looking forward to reading this book for a long time.

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