Tuesday, 14 September 2021

The Trojan Women [#books #review]

by Euripides


ὡς ἡδὺ δάκρυα τοῖς κακῶς πεπραγόσι
θρήνων τ᾽ ὀδυρμοὶ μοῦσά θ᾽ ἣ λύπας ἔχει.

What sweet relief to sufferers it is to weep, to mourn, lament, and chant the dirge that tells of grief!

Chorus (english translation by Perseus Digital Library)

Saturday, 4 September 2021

Murder in the Mews [#books #review]

by Agatha Christie

Poirot
Death on the Nile
Appointment with Death


Poirot: At all events, let us examine the position from the point of view of murder, not of suicide.
Major Riddle: Oh, all right. As you are on the scene, it probably would be murder!
("Dead man's mirror", pagina 233)

Friday, 9 July 2021

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., season 7 [#tvseries #review]

← Season 6

I like the simple pleasures in life: a preserved timeline, an empty base and good company.
Alphonso 'Mack' Mackenzie
(Episode 5)

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

Richard II [#books #review]

by William Shakespeare

Henriad
Henry IV, Part 1


I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.
Richard

The Clue of the Twisted Candle [#books #review]

by Edgar Wallace Rating: 8 /10