Monday, March 17, 2014

a role-playing game where you annoy angels and collect treasure

Winchester ghost tourism.


"But Ngugi eventually decided he was producing one of Empson’s versions of 'pastoral' — proletarian literature for nonproletarians — and stopped writing in English altogether. He composed subversive plays in Gikuyu and put them on in villages, deliberately forsaking 'global literature' for pieces addressed to a specific community. His gamble that Gikuyu was more threatening to power than English proved correct: he was thrown in prison by the Moi dictatorship (an injustice protested by writers around the world), where he composed the first Gikuyu novel, Devil on the Cross, on prison toilet paper..." --N+1 on World Lit

Silk Road Fantasy.


"The real argument against aristocracy is that it always means the rule of the ignorant, for the most dangerous of all forms of ignorance is ignorance of work." --Chesterton

Elegy for a Country's Seasons.

"Goat cities of the precipice." --Bernstein's Mandelstam


(pic by Sonia Payes via Junk for Code blog)

Tapping Thrice.



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