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Why medicine is good training for writing fiction

What a conspicuous omission by not mentioning Percy in this article. Here is an extract from my forthcoming paper.

With Percy’s medical training echoing in the deep background, he took the view that the novelist is a diagnostician, “a literary clinician” so to speak, identifying “the particular lesion of the age.” Percy extends the analogy by going on to say that “the artist’s work in such times is surely not that of the pathologist whose subject matter is a corpse and whose question is not ‘What is wrong?’ but ‘What did the patient die of?’” (Percy 1991, 206). 197 more words

Philosophical Literature

Wise Words Wednesday

“Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it.

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Thought Of The Day

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Bin Muhteşem Güneş

Bin muhteşem güneş Afganistan’da zorlu savaş şartları altında farklı hikayeleri olan iki kadının kesişen kaderi..

Meryem, varlıklı bir babanın gayrimeşru çocuğu olmanın ezikliğini hayatının hiçbir anında unutmamakta ve bu yüzden kendini hep ezik hissetmektedir.Annesi ölünce üvey annelerinin isteği üzerine kendinden yaşça büyük bir adamla zorla evlendirilmekte ve bunun suçlusu olarak babasını görmektedir. 458 more words


Book Review: And The Mountains Echoed By Khaled Hosseini

Unsurprisingly, Khaled Hosseini has delivered another wonderful novel with And The Mountains Echoed.

I’ve read his two previous novels, which are two of my favorites, so I was ready for another emotional ride. 242 more words


Inspiring authors series (6): Khaled Hosseini

I will never be able to do anything like that. Never ever. And it is one of the few must reads I urge anyone out there to read. 451 more words


Book Haul

Now that it’s autumn I’m really excited to snuggle up indoors with a cup of tea and a good book, so I picked up a few of these bargains over the week. 189 more words

Book Haul

Book review

Hello, everybody!

Reading books is one of my favorite free time activities. I have read many books which belong to many different kinds such as romance, science-fiction, adventure story,… And today, I want to tell you about one of my favorite books – “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini. 417 more words

Khaled Hosseini