Category Archives: Literature

a tale about a word

Once upon a time, there was a word and this word meant nothing. They told it it would need to work hard to become a real word, with meaning, synonims, a clear definition… Even one day it could turn into … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: An Imaginary Life

That was the book that made me discover Australian author David Malouf and as I read the very first lines I immediately feel in love with his writing and this novel. We are taken back to the Roman Empire, and … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: Nocturnes

I must confess. Though it’s an internationally acclaimed writer, I have just recently discovered Kazuo Ishiguro’s books. I had bought one during my last trip to London in October, at Gatwick Airport while waiting to embark on the plane taking … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Hallucinating Foucault.

It was June 2010, right after my graduation and I was walking to the beach with a friend in a small village near somewhere (exactly there). We were relieved after witnessing we had our future in our hands and that, … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: Stupeur et Tremblement

This week we are flying in the far East, but we’re doing through the eyes of a young Belgian woman, Amélie Nothomb. So welcome to Japan. Let’s start from the title: Fear and Trembling. According to Japanese protocol, foreigners wishing … Continue reading

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Books&windows.

Once, one of my teachers in university said that whenever she got into a house without books she felt there was something missing. That house lacked something. I agreed. The other day I was getting ready to leave and while … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The Magus.

Something I learnt since last year is to not have expectations on important things. I know it may sound a bit sad but let me explain the idea. First of all I should say I’m a dreamer (in case you don’t … Continue reading

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16hours in London & Fridays are for readers: The Lonely Londoners

Today I was planning to start talking about my photography library, not that is very vast but I’m proud of it and it’s my source of inspiration plus I’m not reading too much lately… Instead I though it was the … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Suddenly in the Depths of the Forest

Almon the Fisherman, who nobody listened to because everyone made fun of him, was the only one in the entire village who could teach the children that the real world is not only what the eye sees and the ear … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: Mrs. Dalloway.

“You met every day; then not for six months, or years. It was unsatisfactory, they agreed, how little one knew people. But she said, sitting on the bus going up Shaftesbury Avenue, she felt herself everywhere; not “here, here, here”; … Continue reading

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