By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept

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By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept

By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept

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Brigid Brophy's intro celebrates Smart's juxtaposition of high-flown dramatic romance and the mundane, whereby a person can be a middle class housewife and Isolde at the same time: “it is tomorrow's breakfast rather than the future's blood that dictates fatal forbearance”. Merryn on Yellowface: what a wild ride Interesting to read in the context of the Hugo Award shenanigans and Kuang's excellent book Babel being mysteriously declared ineligible when the awards are being.

I picked these roses because they looked so disgusting, just waiting there for the bees to come and fuck them. I'm somewhere in the middle (as is evident by my rating), but this is one of those books that adheres to the definition of a classic because after reading it, I placed it on my shelf with the thought that I must revisit it in a year or two. She bought up as many copies as she could find of those that made their way into the country, and had them burned.It is a slow-motion process of the guillotine in action, and I see plainly that no miracle can avert the imminent deaths. Just 2000 copies of By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept were printed on its initial publication in 1945, and it did not achieve popularity at its initial release.

Elizabeth Smart's prose poetry is full of lush imagery and beautiful turns of phrase, and if I wasn't so weird about writing in my books, I would have underlined most of this book.I understand that a later book, which actually occupies the second half of this printing, The Assumption of Rogues and Rascals, tells a much less emotional tale of raising four children alone. An affair quickly ensues between the speaker and the married man – to the detriment of all involved.

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