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Berlitz: Rhodes Pocket Guide (Berlitz Pocket Guide&hellip
Rhodes is a one-off interesting mess, with stunning touristy items - the Walls, Lindos and so on - and an air of unenthusiastic langour even amongst the hawkers. This little guide is light on the pocket, and a handy insight into the place as a whole - and yet, one felt that even the writer couldn't summon up the required enthusiasm for the project. Put the money towards rebuilding the Colossus instead.
Campo Santo by W. G. Sebald
Campo Santo by W. G. Sebald
So often, a posthumous collection of relaundered words from a master ends up awkwardly wrong. Thus, I approached this with more than mild anxiety. While in some ways, Sebald's lucid exploration of death rites in Sicily prefigures his own demise, the work as a whole has that fresh, startling observation which characterised his very best work. The familiar theme of German conscience post World War II is explored with even greater subtlety. The essay on Kafka's cinema typically includes a meditation on the problems of obsolescence facing literary scholars; Nabokov, Chatwin and Peter Handke are included; Gunter Grass's recent fall from grace happened after Sebald's death, so that is the one… Read more
CANTERBURY Scotland Adult Home Rugby Classic Long &hellip Scotland
It fitted, but brought no success. Can something be done about the team selection to go with this shirt, please?

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