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Miguel de Unamuno

Life is doubt,
And faith without doubt is nothing but death.

― Miguel de Unamuno


Miguel de Unamuno

Our life is a hope which is continually converting itself into memory and memory in its turn begets hope. ― Miguel de Unamuno, Tragic Sense of Life… 7 more words


Pablo Neruda

Your memory is made of light, of smoke, of a still pond!
Beyond your eyes, farther on, the evenings were blazing.
Dry autumn leaves revolved in your soul. 16 more words


The House of Ulloa by Emilia Pardo Bazán (tr. P O’Prey & L Graves)

Born in Galicia in 1851, Emilia Pardo Bazán was a leading exponent of Spanish Naturalism and a key figure in 19th-century Spanish literature per se. Her 1886 novel, … 1,477 more words

Book Reviews

Pablo Neruda

Your whole body is
A glass of wine
Or sweetness destined for me.
When I raise my hand,
I find in every place a dove… 74 more words


Acabo de leer El club Dumas de Pérez-Reverte: un juego precioso de literatura y libros en forma de una novela de misterio. Y me quedo sonriente. 30 more words

Best Reads

“Without translation, we would be living in provinces bordering on silence.” (George Steiner)

Last week I looked at a Nordic mystery as part of Women in Translation month, and this week I thought I’d make it the central theme – head over to… 1,085 more words