Ruffian Dick - Joseph Kennedy & John Enright All about Sir Richard Burton — at least — look at how this stacks up... “...more than a century after his death, he is still considered the world’s greatest erotic anthropologist.” Page 13. What sold the book, from a list I subscribe to, for me, was two-fold. Three. [...]
So it was twenty years ago? Yes, Monday the 13th.
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According to the 1755 dictionary, Samuel Johnson’s exhaustive and definitive work? “A mode of speech in which the meaning is contrary to the words;” NB: 1755. Hipsters with their typewriters? Maybe they should use Johnson's Dictionary as a source for the meaning of words. Image of Johnson's Irony. Dictionary of the English Language (Complete and [...]
“Fresh Hot Coffee” is merely an allusion and placeholder for me, for points further south, along the lines of wet fuel cell. Artisanal Astrology Handcrafted Estate Grown Mechanic On-Duty Restricted Access Special Reserve Limited One-Off Limited edition Rare Made with Real Cheese Shade Grown Locally Sourced Custom-built Hand-Picked Boutique Small batch roasted Limited Time Offer [...]
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The Lost City of Z - David Grann Reminds me of Talbot Mundy’s books, starting with — I think — Kim of the Khyber Rifles. By dating the publications, obviously a precursor presaging Indiana Jones, et al. But The Lost City of Z purports to be fact. Told by a journalist, not a novelist. “Although [...]
The short answer? No. The longer explanation? The site is “mobile responsive” or “responsive,” and that means the data is displayed just fine on a phone, iPhone, tablet, iPad, desktop, or laptop — not sure how it looks on a watch, my watch doesn’t have “internet.” But the way it works, equally easy to get [...]
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