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The end of Pilgrimage: Dorothy Richardson’s Dimple Hill, and March Moonlight

This is the end of Pilgrimage, and for the first time I understand why Richardson named this sequence after a religious journey of self-examination and hope. 910 altre parole


We Stick Together

Once upon a time there lived five brothers. There was George, Francis, Joseph, Madison and Albert. George was the eldest and Albert was the youngest, they also had a sister named Genevieve. 338 altre parole


Dorothy Richardson’s The Trap, and Oberland

After the long trudge through the last four novels in Pilgrimage, Dorothy Richardson’s The Trap, and Oberland, are a surprising contrast. They’re short, they’re full of recognisable and traceable incident, they have drama rather than meandering conversations, and Miriam learns to sledge. 957 altre parole


Outrunning the Villagers Carrying Torches and Pitchforks: A Review of Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones

Do you consider a rare steak overcooked? Does a full moon make you want to rip off your clothes and howl? Is lycanthropy your favorite four-syllable word? 1.407 altre parole

Book Reviews

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Author:                   James Joyce
Language:              English
Published in:         1916
Genre:                     Novel, Bildungsroman
I Read:                     A.I.T.B.S. Publishers
No. of Pages:          196

‘I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.’ 1.211 altre parole


Little League, California and Gritting Teeth

A brief synopsis of my decision to head west for college (I now understand why “heading west” is often a euphemism for dying): The four years I planned to, the four years I spent regretting this plan, and what I’ve walked away with. 1.089 altre parole


Title: Joyland

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Hard Case Crime

Release Date: June 4 2013

Source: Chapters

Rating: 4/5

I’ll start this off by admitting that before Joyland I had never read anything by Stephen King — which is really strange because I love horror fiction.   551 altre parole