Prosper Mérimée (1803-1870)
Labels: Prosper Mérimée
"Not even not wrong" Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Labels: Prosper Mérimée
|Old Khndzoresk, Armenia (Photo by Mher Ishkhanyan). Xenophon mentions seeing troglodytic villages like this.|
|Honoré de Balzac, daguerréotype by Louis-Auguste Bisson, 1842 (Maison de Balzac)|
Labels: Honoré de Balzac
Labels: Samuel Astley Dunham
|Jane Austen, pencil-and-watercolour sketch by Cassandra Austen, currently on display in the National Portrait Gallery|
Labels: Jane Austen
This is a stub list of interesting Amazon reviewers I've happened across. - reviewers that make you want to press the button that says "Read all my reviews". I'll update it as and when.
"Injun an' Mex or bad white, like Durley said, reg'lar devil's brew," was Green's unvoiced criticism.
Apparently a public-spirited citizen..... With an innate feeling that the man was crooked, he had to admit that so far he was not justified in that belief.
Labels: Oliver Strange
|In a Lonely Place, jacket of first edition|
|Gloria Grahame as Laurel Gray in the film In a Lonely Place (1950)|
Labels: Dorothy B. Hughes
This essay is in build. It'll go on Intercapillary Space when it's finished.
chilly on the terrace even in the cubby hole
physicist's life is in ruins he insists
I'm listening my way through a stack of CDs on one of those black plastic spindles (left with me by Kyli when she went abroad for a while and seized the moment to abandon old technologies).
|Lacock Abbey, outside the Great Hall|
|Lacock Abbey, Great Hall interior|
Rooibos te smaksatt med smultron, svartvinbär, grädde och limearom samt rosor, jordgubbsbitar och svartvinbärsblad
Rooibos tea flavoured with wild strawberries, blackcurrants, cream and lime-flavour, together with rose (-petals? -hips?), strawberry pieces and blackcurrant leaves.
Labels: George Gordon Lord Byron
Labels: John Keats
|Acer platanifolium - red on autumn leaves|
|Acer platanifolium - autumn leaf with red colour|
|Portrait of Wordsworth by William Shuter, 1798|
Labels: William Wordsworth
|Tom (Albert Finney) and Mrs Waters (Joyce Redman) in the 1963 film of Tom Jones|
On that afternoon [in May 2014] Germany generated 74 percent of its electric needs from renewable sources. (Bill McKibben in the New York Review of Books)
Labels: Henry Fielding
|Hester Lynch Piozzi in 1785-86, by an unknown Italian artist|
|Alexander Pope in 1716, portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller|
Labels: Alexander Pope
Labels: John Gay
|Le Livre De Poche edition, jacket design by Lucien Fontanarosa|
|William Congreve, portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller|
Labels: William Congreve
|John Dryden (portrait by John Michael Wright, c. 1668)|
|Penguin English Library jacket (1970s style) - turning a detail of Branwell's bad picture into an iconic image|
This view involves an admission that the latter part of the book - Heathcliff's revenge and its final abandonment, the growth of love between the younger Catherine and a now-civilized Hareton - is inferior and indeed novelettish, the grafting on to the real novel of a conventional moral pattern ... etc etc.
1. A story of moderate length having the characteristics of a novel. Now: a short, light, romantic, or sentimental novel (freq. depreciative).
Labels: Emily Brontë
|The striking portrait of Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer painted by his brother, Valeriano Domínguez Bécquer. An iconic image formerly used on 100-peseta notes.|