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Christmas away from st Anne’s

Sorry to keep you waiting, dear. Christmas occurred, and I’m also trying to straighten a few things out for the new year. I hope your solitude never deteriorated into loneliness, and that stupid reality kept from rearing it’s ugly face … Continue reading

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The Bigot Question

Beloved! It is, of course, ridiculous. This whole Tintin affair, I mean, not the impending expansion of your lineage. Perhaps your virtues, and your sensibilities regarding censorship, just decided to skip a couple of generations? Perhaps they are waiting for … Continue reading

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The Chronicles

Oh Dear I wonder whether you ever engaged in that peculiar parlour game “Humiliation”. David Lodge describes it in one of his awfully funny novels set in academia. The game is this: you have to mention a book that you … Continue reading

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