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    16 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    I am not crazy about alliterations. They seem a poor device, suitable for children's books but not for refined literature. After all, there is no Oscar Wilde novel titled “The picture of Dorian Day”, nor is Raymond Chandler`s hero called “Philip Parlowe”. Admittedly, the private detective in a few decent Howard Browne novels is named “Paul Pine”, but then again, these novels are not quite as good as the Chandler ones (notice that I do not use the phrase “the exception that proves the rule”, which I have always found to be really stupid).
    In any case, this blog is not literature. So, for...
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