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Fatal Attraction to Death: John Donne’s Words to Music by Benjamin Britten

Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those whom thou think’st thou dost overthrow Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me. –John Donne   I began … Continue reading

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Meeting Pearl Zhang, Protagonist of “Journey to the West” Trilogy – #CharacterInterview

Please tell us, who is Pearl? My Chinese name is Zhenzhu,  珍珠, and Pearl is a direct English translation. Partly inspired by Pearl S Buck, the author named her protagonist after her literary idol in The Same Moon, Trials of Life and Land … Continue reading

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An Informative, Intriguing Adventure into the Middle Kingdom – #ChinAlive by Bob Jonas

As a norm, A YA book is not amongst my chosen holiday reads, however, the title of ChinAlive grabbed my attention on GoodReads and I put it on my to read list for 2014. New year, new challenges, hence trying something … Continue reading

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The Birth of Bold #Writers’ Club and an #Author’s #Writing Journey

by Friederike Rice My dear Junying, Your most generous gift of your Trilogy The Same Moon, Trials of Life and Land of Hope - such handsome big volumes – are resting prominently on the writing desk in my study and are very precious to me. … Continue reading

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