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‘Lacombe, Lucien’ and the Early Novels of Patrick Modiano: ‘Les Boulevards de ceinture (Ring Roads)’

Editor’s Note: This is the conclusion of Jaime Grijalba’s four-part series “The Occupation Quadrilogy: ‘Lacombe, Lucien’ and the Early Novels of Patrick Modiano.”

The novel that closes Patrick Modiano’s “Occupation Trilogy” seems to be the most important in terms of preparing him for what would come next in his career. 686 more words

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‘Lacombe, Lucien’ and the Early Novels of Patrick Modiano: ‘La Ronde de Nuit (The Night Watch)’

Editor’s Note: This is part three of Jaime Grijalba’s four-part series “The Occupation Quadrilogy: ‘Lacombe, Lucien’ and the Early Novels of Patrick Modiano.”

This second novel is what certainly feels the closest to Louis Malle’s wonderful film… 519 more words

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Now, Always, Everywhere, All The Time

Giant pandas are an endangered species. Due to extensive habitat loss and the destruction of bamboo, the panda’s sole food source, giant pandas can only be found in about 20 patches of forest in a densely populated area of China. 757 more words

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On My Bookshelf

As I haven’t acquired any new books this week – how good am I? I thought I’d share my bookshelves with you this week having got the idea from another bookshelf sharer; … 593 more words

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Rijks Museum visit

Visiting the Rijksmuseum with a 20 month child can be restrictive but discipline is what is needed anyway when visiting this vast collection. The building itself, in red brick,  is extraordinarily beautiful. 612 more words

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The "Night Watch"

art of the night is a beauty created by the darkness when the moon is hiding behind dark clouds. True night will never scare, cause the night always makes a beautiful dream

Cheers... JEPRET !!!

"The Night Watch" Watch #1 by Sergei Lukyanenko - compelling Russian urban fantasy

Don’t be put off by the terrible movie that was made from this book. It and its successors in the series are worth reading.

There is much that is alien and different in the fantasy story of the continuing struggle between good and evil. 194 more words

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