Tag: novel

  • 523

    Labels make a complex world simpler. Adam Alter

  • 511: World Book Day

    When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes. Erasmus #worldbookday

  • 338

    I saw behind my book, the sun fall behind the ocean, and surmised then in that clear moment that the correct tuition had my gaze.

  • 324: A dividing strength

    I can salvage the idle hours, but O if I waver or am infirm get me at once to my books; my dividing strength, my secret door to that garden of alchemy where lavishing over Her voluble blooms, rather the reader grows. Nutritive to my temper and interests must there be a story on my […]

  • 294: An imperfect system

    Can it not be said, that only he can meet calm and relief who is storm-worn and standing and who has not stumbled thus his respiring? Who has allowed his balance to find him by at last keeping still though else nothing is, and having flung to the gusts for the valley below his charge […]

  • 253

    Page by page, nothing more. Some chapters are longer than others.

  • 108: Of all the rains that fall

    Methinks, of all the rains that fall, the best fall wholehearted and constant. That disregard ambitions hold any for the week it washes, and where no assumption of relent or sun is obvious through the cloudburst. Only then do we feel permitted unreservedly, to stall our cheap and demeaning enterprising into the world, and confine […]

  • 107: Maggie

    I broke my adolescence over Maggie Cassidy this past weekend, and until some days, will I be enough to stand and heed the oceans brotherly call, oft where go the great detached on Icarian odysseys of forgetting. It is a good book that makes me read myself after, and gifts a keepsake of genial sameness […]