Monthly Archives: February 2013

Vladimir Nabokov’s “The Eye”

What may escape many readers, given the subject matter of the Russian master Vladimir Nabokov, is the fact that his fourth novel: “The Eye,” is a supremely funny as well as haunting work. Following the self-shooting of the narrator: a … Continue reading

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Tim Pat Coogan’s “Wherever Green Is Worn”

After completing Coogan’s ambitious book, the reader will have no doubt that if there were even one clover in the metaphorical haystack, the author would be able to find it, trace its history, and account for its significance. Tim Pat … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Biblioklept:
I do deem it now a most meaning thing, that that old Greek, Prometheus, who made men, they say, should have been a blacksmith, and animated them with fire; for what’s made in fire must properly…

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