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“Why should you mock anybody’s endurance or their means of survival? You, who’ve never faced death or even danger?”- Shirley Hazzard

note: from The Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard

The Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard

There are times when you don’t get into a book as a reader and you can say that you don’t think much of it. I would think this is most often the case. 766 more words

"where the violets came from"

You started using the word loggia for veranda,

fresco for mural, villa for house

but you were in an island

with mangoes, breadfruit and coral reef. 45 more words

Transit of Venus

Reflections on

The Transit of Venus

by Shirley Hazzard

Only in the final chapter of The Transit of Venus does it become apparent that the book’s characters have been gradually arching towards plot alignments that are planetary in scope. 512 more words


A book I didn’t finish… The Transit of Venus

I was so disappointed by this book, having loved Hazzard’s The Great Fire. I persevered, getting to p235 before finally losing the will to live. 129 more words

Sandra Danby

Jeżeli kiedyś znudzi Cię podróżowanie z Doktorem, odpuść sobie. Ale dopiero wtedy.

Spoilers dear – jeżeli ktoś, w przeciwieństwie do mnie, lubi niespodzianki, może spokojnie opuścić tekst, zapewne zaroi się od spoilerów.

To nie jest recenzja – to raczej garść luźnych myśli na temat słuchowisk Doktorowych – dokładniej Pierwszy Doktor, słuchowiska Quinnis, Hunters of Earth, The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance, Farewell Great Macedon, The Masters of Luxor, Here There Be Monsters, The Transit of Venus, The Wanderer, The Flames of Cadiz, The Library of Alexandria, The Rocket Men, The Time Museum. 2,335 more words

Jupiter Venus Transit, Jupiter Transit Taurus, Venus in Capricorn

Venus & Jupiter return to their glory next week, when Venus moves into Capricorn on January 28 and Jupiter’s retrograde motion comes to an end on Jan 30th. 518 more words

Transits In Astrology