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Whatever Happened To Happy Endings

When I was a little girl, like most children I was very afraid of the dark. We lived in the village, in a house with a big garden. My bedroom, overlooking the garden, had a huge window. On hot summer … Continue reading

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The Author Is Not The Same Man

Graham Greene wrote: “Since the novel takes perhaps years to write, the author is not the same man at the end of the book as he was at the beginning… as though (the novel) were something he had begun in … Continue reading

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Something Mysterious About The Night

W. Somerset Maugham wrote: “In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its … Continue reading

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State of Unemployment

“It’s terrible to have one’s future obstructed, and to have always to resort to makeshift solutions.” Simone De Beauvoir I watch with great sadness the protest against unemployment on Wall Street, and the long lineup in front of employment offices … Continue reading

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Night And Day

Do you ever wonder how different your perception of things is between day and night? Do you notice how when you look outside your window at night at your surroundings, and see the lights on in your neighbor’s house, you … Continue reading

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A Fine Dark Place

We all at one point in our lives have read books, some more than others. There has always been a story we have been interested in, a character we have liked or even hated and have been unable to forget, … Continue reading

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“Fight, fight. That Is Life.”

Oscar Wilde wrote: “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.” When I was young and still in school I was such an idealist. … Continue reading

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