Muse Out Of This World
Lawrence Block's seventeen Matthew Scudder novels have won fans throughout the world-along with a bevy of awards, including the Edgar, the Shamus, the Philip Marlowe (Germany), and the Maltese Falcon (Japan). But Scudder has starred in short fiction as well, and in this one, Matthew Scudder and his wife Elaine visit their good friend, Mick Ballou, at his bar, Grogan's, where Mick muses on about the final scene of The Sopranos.
FIVE TRANSPORTING STORIES AND FIVE UNFORGETTABLE LIVES, LINKED ACROSS CENTURIES Throughout this masterpiece of fiction, exquisitely drawn and unforgettable characters risk their bodies, hearts, and minds in pursuit of the manna of human connection. Between soldier and lover, parent and child, servant and master, and artist and muse, important pleasures and pains are born out of love, separations, and missed opportunities: - Young Geoffrey Talbot meets dark-eyed Giselle in France during the Second World War.
"I, I can't get these memories out of my mind And some kind of madness has started to evolve I, I tried so hard to let you go But some kind of madness is swallowing me whole" -Muse She has the only color in this gray world, but she hides it in a
Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry actually manage to out-shimmer the Cocteau Twins on this 1987 release, which finds their beautiful minimalism adorned with increasingly developed compositional genius. The cascading melodies that grace Summoning of the Muse and Persephone are tailor-made for that next Christmas or Winter Solstice celebration, while more conventional (albeit somewhat somber) pop tracks like Xavier and Anywhere Out of the World keep the going from getting too arcane.