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George Bernard Shaw
“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.”
George Bernard Shaw

Robert E. Howard
“Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand, a thief, a reaver, a slayer, with gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth, to tread the jeweled thrones of the Earth under his sandaled feet.”
Robert E. Howard, The Complete Chronicles of Conan

Mark Twain
“The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.”
Mark Twain

Friedrich Nietzsche
“It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Rafael Sabatini
“He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.”
Rafael Sabatini, Scaramouche

Ada's Story (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
14 chapters   —   updated May 10, 2016 08:34AM
Description: An excerpt of my upcoming Late Victorian steampunk horror novel, wherein my admiration for the dark sea stories of Conrad and Melville meet upon a phantasmagorical theme after Bierce, Chambers, and M.R. James.
The Little Ship (Poetry)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 16, 2014 11:49AM
Description: A short poem in the classical vein with rhyme, meter, conceit, and logic turns.
Sister, Mother, Sea (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
9 chapters   —   updated Jul 26, 2013 08:05PM
Description: A piece of Speculative Fiction influenced by JG Ballard's visceral, enclosing worlds. So far, this is the piece of fiction of which I feel the most proud.
The Alley (Horror)
7 chapters   —   updated Feb 23, 2013 12:55PM
Description: A short horror story after the style of Kipling.
François (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 23, 2013 12:50PM
Description: A short, silly piece.
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I have been fascinated by many of my friend's comments on why they like or dislike a book. I'm going to throw out a thesis for discussion: That modern ...more
1883 Herman Melville — 55 members — last activity Apr 03, 2017 06:35AM
Dedicated to the discussion and appreciation of Melville's works and life, open to lubbers and sea-dogs alike.
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