Elsane

clouds, sun, and the intimation of wings



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    When Ankh-Morpork gets its first free library, and starts to feed a craving it never knew it had for trashy horror novels, weird happenings begin to threaten the cohesion of the city. Sam Vimes – and his lady wife – must solve the mystery and save the day.

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    08 Feb 2018

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    Hathaway's children, Will and Nan, discover the red typewriter, which has been stowed away in the 16th century for safe-keeping. When their sticky misadventures lead to Nan's disappearance, Will summons help. It arrives in the form of Time-travelling International Master Criminals Awful and Erskine, whose malefactory careers are currently being hampered by a brotherly curse which means they cannot commit any wrongdoing that leads to more harm than good ...

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    27 Jan 2018

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    According to Diana Wynne Jones, Howl wrote his doctoral thesis on Spells, and his first degree was in Philosophy ("probably Philosophy with something-or-other"). Which raises the question: how exactly does one successfully propose a dissertation on spells in a philosophy department?

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    07 Jan 2018

  4. Public Bookmark 14

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    It turned out that living like people instead of monsters required all sorts of skills and tools. Cleaning required soap, and some inkling of how to apply it. Consolation’s flight, having been raised by monsters, not people, had none of the requisite skills.

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    02 Jan 2018

  5. Public Bookmark 11

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    The Blue Messenger’s secrets aren't Jae-shin's to share. Yong-ha has lived with frustration before. Jae-shin is pretty sure it won’t kill him this time, either.

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    29 Dec 2017