Thursday, 6 June 2019

The Farthest Shore [#books #review]

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Earthsea
The Tombs Of Atuan
Tehanu


But only to us is it given to know that we must die. And that is a great gift: the gift of selfhood. For we have only what we know we must lose, what we are willing to lose.
Ged

The Tombs of Atuan [#books #review]

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Earthsea
A Wizard Of Earthsea
The Farthest Shore


Alone, no one wins freedom.
Ged

A Wizard of Earthsea [#books #review]

by Ursula K. Le Guin

Earthsea
The Tombs of Atuan


For a word to be spoken, there must be silence. Before, and after.
Ged

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Canne al vento (Reeds in the wind) [#books #review]

by Grazia Deledda

Donna Ester: Perché la sorte ci stronca così, come canne?
Efix: Sì, siamo proprio come le canne al vento [...]! Siamo canne, e la sorte è il vento.

Donna Ester: Why does fate crush us like that, like reeds?
Efix: Yes, we are just like the reeds in the wind [...]! We are reeds, and fate is the wind.

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Avengers: Endgame [#film #review]

by Anthony & Joe Russo

Avengers
Captain Marvel

Natasha Romanoff: Even if there's a small chance, we owe this to everybody who's not in this room.
Steve Rogers: We will. Whatever it takes.
Clint Barton: Whatever it takes.
Natasha Romanoff: Whatever it takes.


Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The Listerdale Mystery [#books #review]

by Agatha Christie


'We will fight.'
'Fight?'
'A duel.'
'I never fight duels,' said Mr Rowland firmly.
'Why not?' demanded the other unpleasantly.
'I'm too afraid of getting hurt.'
(Page 71)

Crime and Punishment [#books #review]

by Fëdor Dostoevskij Rating: 10 /10 Tears and agonies would at least have been life.