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The Jumping Dolphin

‘This is Crete’s sacred fish which jumps in order to feel his freedom!’ (Nikos Kazantzakis in ‘Report to Greco’) Advertisements

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10 of Literature’s Most Unreliable Narrators

Originally posted on Flavorwire:
It was 55 years ago today that Vladimir Nabokov’s controversial novel Lolita was first published in the US. Nabokov’s remarkable prose is as evocative today as it was in 1958. Facet’s of the author’s great work…

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The Top 10 Best Opening Lines Of Novels

Originally posted on One Hundred Pages:
First and foremost, get their attention. A novel is made up of many thousands of sentences, but none as deeply important as the opening line. (Except, probably, the closing line—but that’s another post.) The…

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Golden South Crete!!!

Golden sunset in Agios Pavlos and Triopetra in the south middle of Crete in Greece!!!

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‘This Did Something Powerful to Me’: Authors’ Favorite First Lines of Books – Joe Fassler – The Atlantic

‘This Did Something Powerful to Me’: Authors’ Favorite First Lines of Books – Joe Fassler – The Atlantic. Jonathan Franzen, Margaret Atwood, David Gilbert, Roxane Gay, and other writers share their thoughts on what makes an inviting and memorable opening

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6 Powerful Psychological Effects that Explain how Our Brains Tick – The Buffer Blog

6 Powerful Psychological Effects that Explain how Our Brains Tick – The Buffer Blog. Posted on Friday, August 9th, 2013 Written by Kevan Lee Understanding the psychology behind the way we tick might help us to tick even better. Many

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Review: How Fiction Works by James Wood | Books | The Observer

Review: How Fiction Works by James Wood | Books | The Observer. James Wood’s How Fiction Works makes a passionate case for the novel, arguing that it puts other forms of creative writing firmly in the shade, says Peter Conrad

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