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A J. K. Huysmans Schnippet

“Well, it is all over now. Like a tide-race, the waves of human mediocrity are rising to the heavens and will engulf this refuge…” more »

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Another Calvino Schnippet

“Do people only hear and understand only what they know and have experienced? Does the story, once told, belong to the storyteller or the listener?” more »

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Italo Calvino Schnippet

““I speak and speak,” Marco says, “but the listener retains only the words he is expecting.” more »

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Brutalist In Yellow Mist

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Olde & Random Scan #4

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Olde & Random Scan #3

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Olde & Random Scan #2

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