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Examining Pro's Prose Part 13

Graham Greene is one of my favorite “classical” English language writers (I guess I mean he’s taught in some schools). I first read The Power and the Glory… 953 more words


The Shack

It is impossible to impress enough how attack-minded, bombarding and indoctrinating The Shack actually is. As a religious film, it not only waves away many of the issues it brings up as if they are unimportant, but it does so abysmally with its ‘blinkers on’ vision format. 282 more words


Goodreads giveaway for ODIN'S EYE

I’m running a Goodreads giveaway for my science fiction short story collection ‘Odin’s Eye’ (published in 2015) right now! You can enter to win one of three paperback copies, from now until August 21st. 95 more words


Lit rec #192: “I hate you, God. I hate you as though you actually exist.” (1951)

A tight, superbly written tragic romance. Based on his affair with Catherine Compton. THE END OF THE AFFAIR by Graham Greene.

Mockbuster: Atlantic Rim (2013)

Would you look at that? It’s The Asylum film company again with yet another bargain bucket gem. Fortunately, we are still but scraping the surface of the mockbuster ooze that collects at the bottom of the cheapest of buckets after already filtering through the blockbuster sieve and resting, for the most part, undisturbed in a unnattractive quagmire. 1,510 more words


Finding My Way In Fairy Tales

“If you want your children to be intelligent,” Albert Einstein once said, “read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” 1,151 more words

#100WomenNovelists of the 20th Century: Elizabeth Bowen

Blog Post 8: The Heat of the Day (1948)

That Sunday, from six o’clock in the evening, it was a Viennese orchestra that played. The season was late for an outdoor concert; already leaves were drifting on to the grass stage – here and there one turned over, crepitating as though in the act of dying, and during the music some more fell.

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100 Women Novelists Of The 20th Century