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Moby Dada

“With the sound of gusting wind in the branches of the language trees of Babel, the words gave way like leaves, and every reader glimpsed another reality hidden in the foilage.”

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Revisiting guest classic authors. Any suggestions for future guests?

Hi all:
As those of you who’ve been following me for a while will remember, recently I revisited my first post. I’ve also been thinking of some of the posts that I (and you, my readers) have enjoyed since I started blogging, and I’ve realised I really enjoyed the posts I created about authors that have become classics. 1,335 more words

Guest Authors. Classics

So, now we'll get on to the old lobster claw dilemma...

I like them, and I don’t like them.


What else shall we talk about…


First off, I can safely say, without having to dither around second guessing myself, that small lobster claws are definitely off the menu. 618 more words

Other Stuff

Watch Moby Dick (1956) Movie

Watch Moby Dick (1956) Movie Run time: 14 116 min Rating: 7.4 Genres: Adventure | Drama Director: John Huston Writers: Herman Melville, Ray Bradbury Stars: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn Trivia: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates… 9 more words

as silly sheep leap

“And for years afterwards, perhaps, ships shun the place; leaping over it as silly sheep leap over a vacuum, because their leader originally leaped there when a stick was held. 43 more words


Herman Melville’s Return to New Bedford

157 years ago tonight the author who immortalized the city in Moby-Dick returned to speak, on of all things, Roman statuary. What was it like to be there? 2,329 more words