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LITERARY STYLE INSPIRATION: THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN

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ROLLING WITH JAMES JOYCE ON AN IRISH HILL

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ODE TO THE BOOKISH GIRLS

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facing anxiety with the men of one flew over the cuckoo’s nest

one flew over the cuckoo's nest It took a book about people locked in a mental hospital to find the most inspiring sentence, the one that has helped me to work harder on a special project (which I will tell you more about later, when things are more settled). It is also a sentence that has coursed through the cloud of anxiety that has been hanging over my head for years now but most especially over the last few months. CONTINUE READING...

Perfume the book: When Jean-Baptiste Grenouille came to the village

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Rumors had been going around for days, about a man who had come to the village. Some of the villagers said that he is a writer because of the way he disappears in a crowd, leaving them unaware of his whereabouts, while others said he was a ghost because of his tendencies to roam around the village during the night when the place falls quiet. CONTINUE READING...

How to live a meaningful life, according to Frankl

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I spent most of the time reading Victor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning in my garden, as the weak winter sun warmed my bones and pink bougainvillea petals emerged slowly, rushed by no one. Despite barely mentioning the atrocities of the concentration camp, every couple of pages I would still need to look up at the clear blue sky and tell myself there was still so much goodness in this world. CONTINUE READING...

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