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From “Marie”

TweetInteresting, perhaps still relevant, quote from the preface to H Rider Haggard‘s Marie (1912). “To-day the flag of England flies from the Zambesi to the Cape. Beneath its shadow may all ancient feuds and blood jealousies be forgotten. May the … Continue reading

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Weinersmith’s Book Club #1

TweetI like to share what I’m reading, and I keep a diary of everything I’ve read. So, I think I’ll do a post now and then with 1 to 2 sentence reviews of books I’ve read. Feel free to make … Continue reading

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Random Thought

TweetGeek that I am, I’m a big fan of the Allan Quatermain books by H. Rider Haggard. While walking home yesterday, it occurred to me that if you flip the R and E, you get Quatremain, which (loosely translated) in … Continue reading

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