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American Literature Month: 'The Pearl' by John Steinbeck *** (Classics Club #29)

The 29th book upon my Classics Club list is yet another Steinbeck novella, The Pearl.  First published in 1947, The Pearl provides a departure from Steinbeck’s usual Californian setting.   785 more words

Bugatti Veyron

..and of course when one mentions Doha, one immediately thinks expensive sport cars! Here is a 1000hp sample of a beautiful car. A Bugatti Veyron, photographed in one of the most affluent residential areas in Doha, The Pearl. A 1000hp beauty.

Doha

Sunday Contemplation -- Finding Wisdom -- John Steinbeck (Part 2)

In my last post regarding John Steinbeck, I left off with the great novels of the 1930s, ending with the Grapes of Wrath.  For most novelists his achievements up to this point would be regarded as considerable.  2,876 more words

Literature

Hidden Gems

The infamous Victorian monthly magazine The Pearl was published in London from July 1879 to December 1880 and was subsequently shut down by the authorities for publishing obscene literature. 104 more words

Erotic Fiction

In the wings ...

The infamous Victorian monthly magazine The Pearl was published in London from July 1879 to December 1880 and was subsequently shut down by the authorities for publishing obscene literature. 70 more words

Classic Erotic Fiction

the holy rules of moderation and virtue

“To lie with her carnally would have been wrong, as my brother had not permitted it, so I governed my love by the holy rules of moderation and virtue, and contented myself with merely fucking her in the arse.”

The Pearl

Literature

We Aren't in SoCal Anymore- Part One

Public Service Announcement: This week we blew into a location a bit more Easterly for our Secret of SoCal due to an unexpected tornado. Don’t worry, our airplane didn’t land on the Wicked Witch, it landed on the tarmac at John F Kennedy Airport. 413 more words

Secrets Of Socal