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Then and Now by W. Somerset Maugham

Then and Now is a novel covering three months of the year 1502 in the life of Niccolo Machiavelli who was born and raised in Florence during the great Italian Renaissance. 43 more words

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The Razor's Edge by Somerset Maugham

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When I was in my early twenties my father recommended Somerset Maugham to me.  I remember reading ‘The Razor’s Edge’, but truth be told, twenty odd years later I couldn’t remember much about it. 626 more words

Bringing Canada to New York: Soulpepper on 42nd Street

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

Last week in New York I had the excitement of seeing what a top-drawer Canadian theatre company, venturing forth, can bring to the stage in a highly demanding world theatre capital.    723 more words

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Videos: The Adventures of the Master Class Reconsidered

Here we return to the theme of the previous feature on “reality tourism,” and the promotional materials produced by the Razor’s Edge company. With this, we complete our collection of such videos from 1999. 304 more words

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The easy read

Another thing I discovered at the library (see yesterday), was their section of beginners’ fiction in English.

Well, that’s what they called it. I noticed the thin books in English by, among others, Bali Rai and Kevin Brooks on the shelves on the end of one of the sections. 127 more words

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Quote of the Day

“The four most beautiful words in our common language: I told you so.”

Gore Vidal

I’m having one of those “I-told-you-so” days, so thought this Quote of the Day was particularly apropos. 378 more words

The Private, Unskilled One

I went into Istanbul’s Pandora Bookshop a month ago, looking for an English translation of War and Peace, since the Garnett translation I had read at… 3,248 more words

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