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Thayer Berlyn

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I am but a link in the chain of individual heretics and shadows, a wood-wind solo in the interminable symphony, drowned at once by the brass and percussion, but necessary to the composer's score. --Palinurus

By fortune, and in adoration of the atmospheric frames of Lord Dunsany, Guy De Maupassant, John Collier, Poe, Hawthorne, du Maurier, I have found a most marvelous book sitting atop a toss bin. I find the most enticing things waiting for me while passing a toss bin from time to time.

The embossed, hardbound novel is entitled, Survival, and authored by Phyllis Bottome c. 1943...a story told from t... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.12 · 16 ratings · 9 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Evangeline Heresy
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Gilded October
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William Shakespeare
“There are more things in Heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Ray Bradbury
“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”
Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

C.G. Jung
“Thoroughly unprepared, we take the step into the afternoon of life. Worse still, we take this step with the false presupposition that our truths and our ideals will serve us as hitherto. But we cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning, for what was great in the morning will be little at evening and what in the morning was true, at evening will have become a lie.”
C.G. Jung

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