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Books in this genre are set in or about Johannesburg.
“ Ancient Ninevah and Babylon have been revived. Johannesburg is their twentieth century prototype. It is a city of unbridled squander and unfathomable squalor. Living is more costly than one's wildest dreams. All the necessities of life are impudently dear. ...more ”
“ Why are you always filming people?” “I’m busy documenting a thousand stories about Johannesburg.” “Oral histories?” “No, stories. People don’t always speak the truth. ”
[close] Reading group for customers of Tales & Fables. I'm going to be cataloging what people buy for now, until I get a better idea of what to do with this page.
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[close] Anything leaning towards the left side of the bell curve is strictly prohibited.
3 members, last active 10 years ago
[close] There is a history of the world of which most people are unaware. It is encapsulated in the phrase, “History is written by the victors.” What about those who lost? Their stories are lost in the tales of the winners. They are notes in the margin.
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A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent …more
[close] A place to discuss all the unique aspects of Deaf culture as highlighted in the thriller Silent Fear (A novel inspired by true crimes) by Lance & James Morcan. This group can also be an intersection of sorts where Deaf and hearing people can engage and learn from each other.
1,107 members, last active 8 days ago