literary inspired fashion thomas mann the magic mountain book review

LITERARY STYLE INSPIRATION: THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN

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ROLLING WITH JAMES JOYCE ON AN IRISH HILL

bookish girls

ODE TO THE BOOKISH GIRLS

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The enigmatic ones

Vogue italia enigmaticSome people in this world are the ones who will spend their whole life, and a long life that usually is, being in awe of those who are enigmatic. Other people in the world subsist to create the extraordinary in the very ordinary. These people know how to look impenetrable, and as mundane as their life may be, they become a source of allure for those around them. CONTINUE READING...

Unforgettable women in literature

Most unforgettable women in literature

I wanted to give an ode to the most unforgettable women in literature…

Some women in this world belong in summer days on scorching roof tops, while others come into our world as fiery as a storm. Then there are some women, fictional women, who consume our inner lives because they are impenetrable and remain eternally enigmatic. CONTINUE READING...

Meeting Karenina

Reading Anna Karenina leo tolstoy old booksReading Anna Karenina leo tolstoy old booksReading Anna Karenina leo tolstoy old books Reading Anna Karenina leo tolstoy old books I have been reading Anna Karenina for a while now. I have spent countless hours in the library with the heavy old hardback resting on my knees, as I witnessed Konstantin Dmitrich Levin long for Kitty and watched the incorrigible yet charming Stepan Arkadyich Oblonsky try to fix his marriage and that of his sister. Mostly though, I found myself at a loss, staring at the impenetrable gaze of Anna Karenina. CONTINUE READING...