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Lookin' good, Butch...
 
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The Collected essays of Sigmund Freud. Quite a lot of material there.

For anyone that doesn't know, Sigmund Freud's works are now in the public domain as of earlier this month. I am not sure whether to be happy or sad about this matter. Hmm...


"Oh, death!"
 
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An original script from Moby Dick. Not the book but a nice yellow and tattered original script.


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An original script from Moby Dick. Not the book but a nice yellow and tattered original script.

Been poking around in the basement again?


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An original script from Moby Dick. Not the book but a nice yellow and tattered original script.

Been poking around in the basement again?


Spent the weekend at the Los Angeles Antiquarian Book Fair. I also have sitting on my desk an original of The Shunned House by H.P. Lovecraft. His first published work from 1928.

What was both sad but cool were two letters from F. Scott Fitzgerald to his landlord, Edward Everatt Horton, asking for a reduction in rent for Nov. and Dec. 1939. The house was a cottage in Encino, CA. That cottage may rent for $3,000 a month today.


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Here image of the "book" which was published loose leave, unbound.


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What was both sad but cool were two letters from F. Scott Fitzgerald to his landlord, Edward Everett Horton...

Loved him in Fractured Fairy Tales.


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Cell, by Steve King.


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"Steve" now, is it? Big Grin


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I couldn't find any of my copies of "Martian Chronicles" and came across "Death Is A Lonely Business" and am enjoying that a lot!
Great characters that I wish showed up later in more novels.
 
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...and came across "Death Is A Lonely Business" and am enjoying that a lot!...


That and "The Illustrated Man" are my top favorites. Truly two of Mr. Bradbury's great masterpieces, Yet "Death Is A Lonely Business" gets overlooked by the masses as "just another dime detective novel".

Glad to know I'm not the only one.


"Oh, death!"
 
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"Steve" now, is it? Big Grin

Ever since I produced that Stephen King short film, yes! Have been in contact with him thru email a time or two. Fairly reclusive fellow, is Steve.


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Mr. Bradbury's humor comes through magnificently in "Death Is A Lonely Business," "Graveyard For Lunatics," and "Let's All Kill Constance." His metaphors and ironies also bounce off the pages with lively vibrance, requiring the reader to pause for a re-read if merely to enjoy the techniques before continuing on.
 
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Mr. Bradbury's humor comes through magnificently in "Death Is A Lonely Business," "Graveyard For Lunatics," and "Let's All Kill Constance." His metaphors and ironies also bounce off the pages with lively vibrance, requiring the reader to pause for a re-read if merely to enjoy the techniques before continuing on.


Bingo! Exactly what I meant to say. Big Grin


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His metaphors and ironies also bounce off the pages with lively vibrance, requiring the reader to pause for a re-read if merely to enjoy the techniques before continuing on.

That's why it takes me so long to get thru a Bradbury - I practically re-read everything! Wow, I stop and say to myself. I wish we mortals could write like that!


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