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A Brief Biography of God Part Four: Life Support

After hanging around the planet for millennia, messing with humans only to have them mess right back, our favorite Supreme Being took just a couple of hundred years to go from from comfortable middle age to life support. 1,563 more words


The inspiration behind the name of my blog...

‘He let me go up and made me sit on the divan and he put on some music and turned out the lights and the moon came through the window. 168 more words

The Idiot 2: Convincing lies

Dostoevsky had his own way of doing things. No writer before or since has really followed his method, insofar as he had one. Other writers kept notebooks but it is hard to imagine anyone today at least filling hundreds if not thousands of very messy pages before getting down to business. 798 more words

Lumină. Liniște. Esența vieții.

”Lumina era făcătoare de bine, scăldarea în soare a minții după o iarnă lungă de întuneric. Era o senzație extraordinară de a fi conștient de lumină și de a o atrage, de a avea puterea de a atrage lumina și puterea de a primi această lumină. 179 more words


Poetry Month 2015

(Preface Note: Yes, April, not May, is Poetry Month. April was more than a full month for me; I’m behind the crest of the wave.) 525 more words


The French Lieutenant's Woman

John Fowles’ 1969 novel is a classic historical romance, set a hundred years earlier in the stifling, repressed society of Victorian England. Its plot is rather reminiscent of… 565 more words

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Colecționarul, cartea de debut al lui John Flowles

John Fowles este romancier și eseist englez, unul dintre cei mai cunoscuți din lume. În afară de pasiunea sa pentru limba franceză, el este cunoscut și pentru romanul Colecționarul (The Collector), apărut în 1963 în Anglia. 872 more words

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