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Hamlet - And The Vision Of Darkness

Hamlet –
And The Vision Of Darkness
By Rhodri Lewis
Princeton University Press – £30.00

Literature is invention. Fiction is fiction. To call a story a true story is an insult to both art and truth. 652 more words

Literary Criticism

ON THIS DAY: August 18, 2018

August 18th is

19th Amendment Yellow Rose Day *

Ice Cream Pie Day

Mail Order Catalog Day *

National Fajita Day *

Bad Poetry Day * 2,302 more words


Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov || Review

Title: Lolita
Author(s): Vladimir Nabokov
No. of pages: 361
Genre: Modern Classic, Literature
Publication date: 1955
Date read: July 24th 2018 323 more words

“Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth.
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How does Politics affect Writing, and Vice Versa?

I recently attended the 15th International Conference on the Short Story in Lisbon, where I met many interesting writers, read from my own work, and participated in a panel that discussed the question in the title. 2,499 more words


Vladimir Nabokov

For I do not exist: there exist but the thousands of mirrors that reflect me. With every acquaintance I make, the population of phantoms resembling me increases. 18 more words


July 2018

The Radleys by Matt Haig

Renoir’s Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon by Catherine Hewitt

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd  12 more words