Tagged with literature

Best Books EVER

A conversation with my husband: DH: How could you not have read “Tale of Two Cities”? It has the most famous opening line ever… Me: “Call me Ishmael?” DH: Ok, the second most famous opening line ever. As it happens, we read the same authors but different books. In grade school I slogged through Dickens’ […]

Et Nox Facta Est

Bipolarhead suggested some light reading for the darkness. My favorite for falling into the void is Victor Hugo’s La Fin de Satan: ET NOX FACTA EST I Depuis quatre mille ans il tombait dans l’abîme Il n’avait pas encor pu saisir une cime, Ni lever une fois son front démesuré. Il s’enfonçait dans l’ombre et […]

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