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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