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Speak, Memory

Speak, Memory (Penguin Modern Classics)Vladimir Nabokov; Penguin Books Ltd 2000WorldCat•LibraryThing•Google Books•BookFinder  just before falling asleep, i often become aware of a kind of one-sided conversation going on in an adjacent section of my mind, quite independently from the actual trend of my thoughts. it is a neutral, detached anonymous voice, which i catch saying words of no importance to me whatever ~ an english or russian sentence, not even addressed to me, and so trivial that i hardly dare give samples, lest the flatness i wish to convey be marred by a molehill of sense. And now you could read... The Corrections City Of Glass New York Trilogy: Ghosts Caged Bird Death and the Penguin The Power Tags: anonymous voice, one-sided conversation, russian, sleep, speak memory, thought, vladimir...

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The Love Song of J.Alfred Prufrock

let us go then, you and i, when the evening is spread out against the sky, like a patient etherised upon a table; let us go, through certain half-deserted streets, the muttering retreats of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels, and sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells: streets that follow like a tedious argument of insidious intent to lead you to an overwhelming question… oh, do not ask, “what is it?” let us go and make our visit. And now you could read... Speak, Memory A Confederate General from Big Sur The Sisters Brothers Mockingbird Such A Pretty Little Picture The...

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Time Keeping Time

In advertising terms, I would always be classed as the ‘before’ rather than ‘after’, whether before cosmetic surgery, low-fat biscuits or psychotherapy. Strangely I often felt somehow more than the after though… In hindsight I think this was probably a perspective derived from appalling time-keeping. I was generally significantly ‘after’ and would have missed my appointment for cosmetic psychotherapy whether they had biscuits or not. And now you could read... Flowers for Algernon Lullaby Friends Within The Darkness Bright Lights, Big City Mockingbird Such A Pretty Little Picture Tags: advertising, before and after, biscuits, psychotherapy, self, self-pity, surgery, time,...

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