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7 Quick Takes (13/3/2015)

1 Over the course of 2014 I read throuh Hayao Miyazaki’s manga, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. Strangely, I failed to mention this here. Anyway, it was interesting to see Miyazaki operating in the realm of soft sci-fi. … Continue reading

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Day 4. D is for Dorothy L. Sayers

Sayers was a periphery not-quite-member of the Inklings, the famed group of British writers that included C.S. Lewis and Tolkien. Most well known as the writer of the Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries – Wimsey being a pretentious, monocle-wearing aristocrat who … Continue reading

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Aesthetic surrender

Carol Zaleski: The secret writing on the door is “Abandon skepticism, all ye who enter here.” To approach the Divine Comedy with an open heart is to be converted on some level, if only for the time being. The late … Continue reading

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