“The hero or heroine is he or she who is born to inherit; who is worthy to succeed; who must grow up as fit to take on the torch of life from those who went before. 124 more words
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This is the fourth of my Foxed Quarterlies, which means I’ve come full circle through the year. Hooray!
The winter issue of Slightly Foxed dropped onto the doormat at home on 1st December, exactly on time, but I’ve been rubbing my nose firmly against the grindstone in London, and arrived home on the 14th, with bursting suitcase of books, to glumly carry on writing four essays. 616 more words
The Seven Basic Plots: why we tell stories
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd 2005
I was attracted to this book for a number of reasons, not least by the fact that its title told you exactly what it was about, reinforced by the witty cover by photographer Jonathan Ring showing a pile of books reflected in a metal film canister. 796 more words