J.G. Keely

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Benjamin Disraeli
“All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.”
Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Friedrich Nietzsche
“I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

François (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Jul 08, 2019 09:18PM
Description: A short, silly piece.
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.
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101455 The Great Gormenghast Read — 86 members — last activity Oct 13, 2016 07:31AM
This group is for those who wish to participate in a planned read of the original Gormenghast novels as penned by Mervyn Peake before his death. The ...more
25x33 Literature Defined: Is Eric full of crap? — 50 members — last activity Nov 13, 2012 07:54PM
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 — 57 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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