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Cars and Girls: In Which I Review A Book

I like that Quentin Tarantino, Sin City kind of neo-noir but it’s always about men, isn’t it? Men shooting baddies, men seeking redemption (maybe on the behalf of some helpless girl, probably a sex worker, if not for themselves), men driving fast cars, men fucking women (probably the same helpless girl he’s saving). 1,121 more words


Robert de Saint-Loup et M. de Charlus

A une autre génération, sur une autre tige, comme in acteur qui reprend le rôle joué jadis par Bressant ou Delaunay, il était comme un successeur — rose, blond et doré, alors que l’autre était mi-partie très noir et tout blanc — de M.

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Belle Époque

Back To The Dark

This is a poem. It is real. It is dark, whatever that means. Enjoy.

I tried to write,
to wax poetic.

I tried to express, 70 more words

Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch

Somewhere along the way Herman Koch lost me.

Things started well.  A narrator who may or may not have killed the husband of the woman he is having an affair with.   498 more words

Book Review

Thursday Scribbles: Gumshoe

About six months ago, I had an idea for a detective story. It was going to be a noir-inspired tale of a down-on-his-luck detective who gets pulled into a mystery by an alluring female acquaintance. 750 more words

Classic Review - The Third Man (1949)

At Cannes Film Festival, I attended the screening of an Orson Well’s documentry and then after a film, The Third Man, directed by Carol Reed. 225 more words