Claro, era inevitable. Un gato puede mirar a un rey. La risa de Juan era curiosamente turbadora. Me recordaba ese preludio de chasquidos susurrantes que a veces precede al poderoso estallido del trueno. No puedo contestar esas preguntas y no comprendo, por lo tanto, al Juan esencial. Es probable, al menos, que aparezcan otros de su especie, o aproximadamente de su especie.
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Source of my current favorite quote: "A nation, after all, is just a society for hating foreigners. Interesting book. It is a mostly philosophical tome about an evolved human homo superior who is kind of an ass. Yet it was a very smooth read, in that vein of "an intellectual white man tells the world about a thing he observed" toned stories.
And shit, Stapledon so called Source of my current favorite quote: "A nation, after all, is just a society for hating foreigners. Reading him is a struggle. But at least Weinbaum can write. Odd John is available at Gutenberg Canada if you want to check it out.
I had remembered his name and this one book, Odd John, for decades. Now I want to read it again, just to see why I kept some part of it with me for all that time. On a related subject, I do believe there must be others like me who read many favorite books another one that I read many times when I was young - fond, vague impressions linger I had never heard of Olaf Stapledon before and I never heard of him again until I bought "The Great Courses: How Science Fiction Works," and there he was again.
On a related subject, I do believe there must be others like me who read many favorite books again, or even many times. I think that is a good thing to do, and I wish it counted toward how many books we have read on our lists here. I read Heart of Darkness fifty times. Elements of Style twenty-five. The John Carter of Mars series, seven times. Reading a great book once is like looking at the Mona Lisa once, for lack of a better comparison. More importantly, the depths and pleasures of a great work cannot be fully enjoyed or plumbed, emotionally or mentally, on one reading.
Then again, I mean no offense to those who read a book once and happily jump to the next. I do that, too. I guess I read most of the Agatha Christi books that way, just for fun. And no offense to those books either. Books are a way of life with many different trails one can follow.
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Olaf Stapledon Marxism and Christianity spring from the same emotional experience, but each in its way misinterprets, falsifies. The first six years of his life were spent with his parents at Port SaidEgypt. His widow and their children scattered his ashes on the sandy cliffs overlooking the Dee Estuarya favourite spot of his that features in more than one of his books. Wells in their correspondence. Some commentators have called Stapledon a Marxist, although Stapledon distanced himself from the label. Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction.
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