Lighthousekeeping

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| 23 total contributions of which 3 reviews , 20 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
From one of Britain’s best-loved literary novelists comes a magical, lyrical tale of the young orphan Silver, taken in by the ancient lighthousekeeper Mr. Pew, who reveals to her a world of myth and mystery through the art of ... Continua
Ha scritto il 06/05/10
Spanish/English
Me encanto, es muy entretenido, y la historia es probablemente muy convencional pero tiene su chiste y hasta te saca unas cuantas lagrimas, a mi parecer fue precioso el final y en especial como empezaba cada capitulo con una historia, me gusto ..." Continua...
Ha scritto il 14/06/09
Closer to poetry than a classic novel.
Both the style and the story are charming and evocative.
Ha scritto il 09/01/09
'Lighthousekeeping' is a joy to read, with the language washing over you like waves. As with many of Winterson's books, this is a book about stories - historical stories, legendary stories, and the self as a series of story beginnings - the point ..."
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Ha scritto il Aug 24, 2010, 09:09
Life is so short. This stretch of sea and sand, this walk on the shore, before the tide covers everything we have done.

I love you.

The three most difficult words in the world.

But what else can I say?
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Ha scritto il Aug 24, 2010, 09:07
We are lucky, even the worst of us, because daylight comes.
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Ha scritto il Aug 24, 2010, 09:06
Every new beginning prompts a return.
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Ha scritto il Aug 24, 2010, 09:05
"Never rely on what you can see. Not everything can be seen."
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Ha scritto il Aug 24, 2010, 09:04
I used to be a hopeless romantic. I am still a hopeless romantic. I used to believe that love was the highest value. I still believe that love is the highest value. I don't expect to be happy. I don't imagine that I will find love, whatever that ... Continua...
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