I was at the time enamored of an engaging young person whose tastes were much...– Somerset Maugham explaining why he left The Bishop’s Apron out of a collected edition of his novels.
Murphy’s mind pictured itself as a large hollow sphere, hermetically closed to...– Beckett’s Murphy.
James Cameron and the deep.
James Cameron’s voyage into the deep is amazing. It is such an odd thing to want to do, the sort of adventure that is born of a long standing fascination. He descends 10,000 meters in a tiny steel sphere; the pressure outside is 1000 times what it is here on the surface, if something goes wrong he is beyond saving. His main backup for the obvious failure, a problem with jettisoning the...
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