Art, Fanfiction

Marvel at one of the world’s most dynamic modern art spaces, Tate Modern, and its new extension

Tate Modern is an amazing story of redemption and reinvention. It resides Picasso to Anish Kapoor and Tacita Dean – you name ’em, they’ve got ’em. You could happily spend a day exploring them all, and also find time for the latest barnstorming exhibition. The biggest, most audacious, installations are in the vast Turbine Hall… Continue reading Marvel at one of the world’s most dynamic modern art spaces, Tate Modern, and its new extension

Fanfiction

One for the road * Stephen King

Do you remember the creepy vampire - infested Salem's Lot? This is a side story of what can happen if you detour and end up in it. This tale is narrated in the first person by Booth, an elderly resident of a small town that neighbors Jerusalem's Lot, Maine. "What's this town, Jerusalem's Lot?" he… Continue reading One for the road * Stephen King

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“The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

Finished the book in tears. It's a small story, about: a girl, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. Death is recalling the story and Death will be the one to visit Liesel three times.  During the second World War,  Death has never been busier. People dying… Continue reading “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

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20th Century Ghosts * Joe Hill

It's been a while. Ever since I read the Full Dark, No Stars stories compilation by Stephen King and the Obsession anthology that I felt chills running down my spine with each story told. I could not handle more than one story a day, read in the dwindling sunlight on my phone (yes, I got… Continue reading 20th Century Ghosts * Joe Hill

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The restaurant of LOVE regained * Ito Ogawa

The Japanese novels, by their nature, in the eyes of a Westerner are a bit strange. All the cultural background that is behind each line is completely different from that which accompanies the books that we usually read. The Restaurant of Love Regained shows this feeling more alive than ever before. Written in a style so light and flowing,… Continue reading The restaurant of LOVE regained * Ito Ogawa

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Socialization and is it all that important?

Socialization is extremely critical for human beings, without it life would be dull. In 1938 it was an unfortunate but true case study of this.  A girl named Anna was born to a mentally impaired woman that lived with her father. She was sent countless of places but was then returned home due to financial… Continue reading Socialization and is it all that important?

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Finders Keepers * Stephen King Book Review

From Simon and Schuster: A masterful, intensely suspenseful novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes far too far—a book about the power of storytelling, starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr. Mercedes. “Wake up, genius.” So begins King’s instantly riveting story about a vengeful reader.… Continue reading Finders Keepers * Stephen King Book Review

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House Martell of Dorne – I would sooner be flesh and blood than silks and jewels

She was that, beyond a doubt. Seeing her there upon the featherbed, smiling that wicked smile, toying with her breast . . . was there ever a woman with nipples so large or so responsive? He could hardly look at them without wanting to grab them, to suckle them until they were hard and wet… Continue reading House Martell of Dorne – I would sooner be flesh and blood than silks and jewels