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'The Road' - Cormac MacCarthy

‘They went on. Treading the dead world under like rats on a wheel. The nights dead still and deader black.’

Apropos of nothing, when someone next asks you how you possibly have time to read, you might want to know that you can finish this book in 2 hours and 50 minutes. 3,908 more words

A Level

'Light in August' - William Faulkner

“The music has still a quality stern and implacable, deliberate and without passion so much as immolation, pleading, asking, for not love, not life, forbidding it to others, demanding in sonorous tones death as though death were the boon, like all Protestant music.” 2,299 more words

A Level

Book Review: Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor

Title: Wise Blood
Author: Flannery O’Connor
Genre: Literary Fiction
Number of Pages: 236
Rating: B-
Recommended?: Yes 436 more words

Gravity Lies - Chapter 20

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With each new day that rolled by, Cecil couldn’t help but worry about Cynder and what he planned on doing. 1,805 more words

Angels

Southern Gothic

Summer is coming I’m in that Southern Gothic mood again. This year I got in the mood early, before the weather caught up with me. Back at the end of February I ran across Hap and Leonard on Netflix and could not stop watching. 260 more words

Goth

Day 4…A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories

I am taking a class this Summer on Southern Gothic Literature. This is some weird stuff! The first author we are examining is Flannery O’Connor. She is pretty much the epitome of the Southern Gothic author. 306 more words

Book A Day

Gravity Lies - Chapter 19

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Chapter 19

What am I becoming? Am I really changing? Cecil and Ash both seem to think so, but what do they know? 2,696 more words

Angels