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She loved waking up, quite alone, in a strange town.

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The primary purpose of prison is not rehabilitation but repression.

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A gift for pacing and episodic structure, a deadpan sense of humor.

jemaine

He is brilliant at blending comedy with sensuality.

collins

A shimmer of thievery, deceit, and undependable identities.

cornell

His art was populated with talismanic objects.

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Teleportation, space travel, and the id.

ford

“this is the saddest story I have ever heard”

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Machines can be absurd, surprising, ridiculous, sublime.

george-macdonald

His constant concern was the other side of the dark mirror.

thurber

That is no St. Bernard, madam; that is a bear.

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Miley Cyrus is at once surface and symbol.

Alan Moore

A restive blue-collar visionary.

DJ Run

“Like Martin Luther King, I will do my thing”

g-e-moore

Trying to write about one clearly defined question at a time.

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A teenage runaway who happened to be possessed of genius.

nathanaelwest

The great striker of sentences between Joyce and Nabokov.

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His antihero, Pechorin, would kill on reality TV.

kingsley

An astute proto-ethnologist attired in full Victorian garb.

“That saving incertitude which is our supreme consolation.”

coen

Deliverance from chaos and meaningless is their obsession.

Ulmer

Revenge and cruelty are the wicked core of his films.

williams

Bridging irrecon­cilable ideas was the matrix of his art.

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“The Beguiling of Merlin” tells this painter’s own life story.