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The Red and the Black by Stendhal

See my review on Goodreads.

I have owned a copy of Stendhal’s The Red and the Black for about three years now. I finally picked it up as the first book I would read in 2016. 611 more words

Books

Stendhal - The Red and the Black

“They can only touch the heart by bruising it.”

“Our true passions are selfish.”

“What is the use of a love that makes one yawn? One might as well take to religion.”

LITERATURE

BBC's 1993 mini-series: Scarlet and Black - surprisingly good

Spoilers, spoilers.

Yesterday I watched the entire BBC mini-series of Scarlet and Black*, based on Stendhal’s classic, another classic that I had no idea what it was about. 372 more words

Europe

Stendhal dans le train _ Stendhal in the train (FR & EN)

Gare de Metz ville, 8h56. Le train prend le départ en direction de Paris. Durée du trajet : 1h20. Quand on pense que ce même trajet durait 3h30 il y a quelques années… faire ces centaines de kilomètres deviendrait presque une… 636 more words

English

6 décembre 2013 22H Milan 6 December 2013 10 pm

Changement de programme. Je fais étape à Milan et non pas sur la Côte d’Azur. Par l’autoroute depuis Venise, c’est encore plus rapide ! Comment contraindre Larbaud de rester en France quand il se trouve à côté de la frontière italienne ? 665 more words

Books

You can't run away from life.

Lunar Piscean means I got my Moon sign in Pisces. The lunar sign isn’t the zodiac sign you read off your typically magazine or newspaper, that’s the Sun Sign. 963 more words