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The Return of Odysseus by Michael Walker
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Esdaile made a comment on his review of The Rainbow
The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence
" that is clearer. I am not sure how non puritanical you considered the people of the so-called Victorian era to have been but there are certain books w ...more "
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quaint honour by Roger Gellert
quaint honour
by Roger Gellert
read in January, 1977
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Roger Gellert's "Quaint Honour" is hard to find. It presents us with a delightful, hunorous and romantic story taking place in a boy's Public School at a time that they were called Public Schools not "Independent Schools" and boys' schools were for b ...more
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The Return of Odysseus by Michael Walker
The Return of Odysseus
by Michael Walker
read in March, 1985
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It is hardly modest of me to award this play five stars, for reasons the discerning reader will appreciate. I am happy with it however. I think it works dramatically and emotionally. Perhaps others will shortly feel they wish to support or challenge ...more
" Harry wrote: "Esdaile said: "Sure but what are basic human means? Accommodation? How much? Specifically: does everyone in Britain have basic needs and ...more "
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Die Fackel des Hus by Karl Hans Strobl
Die Fackel des Hus
by Karl Hans Strobl
read in July, 2015
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Ein spannender historischer Roman ist die Fackel des Hus, wie man sich etwas in dieser Art erwünscht, verfasst in einer Sprache eher kennenzeichend vermute ich, für das früheren 20 Jahrhunderts als für das 15 Jahrhunderts, aber da die deutsche Sprach ...more
Esdaile made a comment on his review of Peveril of the Peak
Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott
" When you write "style of the tme" what time do you mean? The nineteenth century? "
" Lisa wrote: "The more I read or hear comments from people's beliefs on our origin, the less surprised I become of how the insanity of teaching genesis ...more "
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Le Rapport Gabriel by Jean d'Ormesson
Le Rapport Gabriel
by Jean d'Ormesson
read in June, 2015
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"Le Rapport Gabriel" par Jean D'Ormesson, ancien directeur général du Figaro, est une revue de sa vie plutôt biographique que romanesque, plein de commentaires avec comme thème centrale la thèse que l’archange Gabriel fasse un rapport pour le bon die ...more
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Elie Wiesel
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
Elie Wiesel

Lao Tzu
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
Lao Tzu

Sarah Dessen
“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

Nicholas Sparks
“I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..”
Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

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