Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tristram Shandy

“Could a historiographer drive on his history, as a muleteer drives on his mule,–straight forward;–for instance, from Rome all the way to Loretto, without ever once turning his head aside, either to the right hand or to the left,–he might … Continue reading

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My von Arnim obsession

The beginning of the obsession was when I listened to the audio-book “The Enchanted April”. I was charmed by her wit, her description of the sights of Italy, her light touch. Of course if an author’s first work you read … Continue reading

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