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Terence and 2 other people liked Chris's review of A Short History of Myth:
A Short History of Myth by Karen Armstrong
"A rather nice overview. Armstrong tells things clearly and doesn't make the reader feel stupid. There is plently about myth connecting to religion, in particular how the age of Enlighment led to a reading of the Bible as truth, which Armstrong poi..." Read more of this review »
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The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
The Penelopiad
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I finished rereading this and found it considerably more engaging on the second round.

The Penelopiad isn’t bad but there’s little to engage the reader. Atwood throws up myriad ways to reinterpret Penelope’s role in the legends of Odysseus but doesn’t
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Anton Chekhov
“The happy man only feels at ease because the unhappy bear their burden in silence. Without this silence, happiness would be impossible.”
Anton Chekhov

James Branch Cabell
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.”
James Branch Cabell, The Silver Stallion

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

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“There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.”
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Mahatma Gandhi
“I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.”
Mahatma Gandhi, The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas

The Ogre of Merryblossom (Children's Books)
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Description: A short story/bedtime tale I wrote for my nieces for Christmas.
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