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  1. Public Bookmark 3

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    Ahab and Starbuck, on the homeward voyage after Ahab's first encounter with Moby Dick.

     Perhaps God grants respite even off the howling, pagan Patagonian coast, or perhaps it was Starbuck’s hand, which yet lay on Ahab’s leg, the two opposing forces – the frozen fingers and the fevered thigh – having gone some way toward reaching a balance.

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    25 Dec 2014

  2. Public Bookmark 12

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    Elizabeth will be queen, and sometimes the only path to take is the crooked one.

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    21 Aug 2013

  3. Public Bookmark 10

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    In which ‘The Borgias’ is a band. Vitorria is the bassist who dresses like a boy pretending to be a girl. Cesare is the guitarist in tight leather and wins ‘best hair’ three years in a row. Giulia Farnese is the sassy vocalist. Juan is the drummer that nobody fucking likes. Micheletto? He’s the reluctant bodyguard for the aforementioned guitarist.

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    13 Dec 2012

  4. Rec 7

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    How Hades and Persephone met. A retelling of the myth, set in the world of Anais Mitchell's Hadestown folk opera.

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    1 Jan 2012

  5. Public Bookmark 30

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    Susan Pevensie goes to Blackstock College.

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    3 Jan 2011