this brief transit where the dreams cross
Wanting a word for a willy that doesn’t sound silly? A period appropriate term for a climax? Struggling to come up with yet another synonym for thrust? Wondering what your Victorian rake would call his lady love’s feminine features or how she would have described his dangling masculine participles? This may be the post forContinue reading “Sex Words for Writers”
It is pretty clear that the majority, if they spoke without passion and were fully articulate, would not accuse us of liking the wrong books, but of making such a fuss about any books at all. We treat as a main ingredient in our well-being something which to them is marginal. Hence to say simplyContinue reading “An Experiment in Criticism by CS Lewis **** (or Why You’re a Pleb, t. CS Lewis)”
yet he is suffused with a sense of pleasure because Jack Twist was in his dream Holy fuck did I not know what I was in for when I started reading this. And reading this after having finished the whole thing–the fact that for the rest of his life what he’s living for is theseContinue reading “Brokeback Mountain sort-of Close Reading”
This is as much a rant as review. Don’t read it if you are easily triggered. You have been warned. I heard about Hamlet’s Father because of the controversy surrounding it, and I decided to read it for myself to see what all the fuss was about. Verdict: not much, in my opinion. But I’llContinue reading “Hamlet’s Father by Orson Scott Card **”
I did technically read this for uni, and I’m glad I did, since I probably would never have picked it up otherwise. It’s been a while since a book’s kept me compulsively turning pages into the wee hours of the morning, even when I know I have to be up in a few hours andContinue reading “The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia High Smith *****”
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