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Books will be reviewed in the language read. (More like I wish but my monotasking brain speaks in whatever language it pleases shrug

Known to some as a fake Taoist, or a 假周瑜, and to others a blue Håj.


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The Song of Achilles (Hardcover, 2012, Ecco) 5 stars

Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that …

But when I woke, sweaty and terror-stricken, the moon would be bright on the water outside and I could hear the lick of the waves against the shore. In the dim light I saw his easy breathing, the drowsy tangle of his limbs. In spite of myself, my pulse slowed. There was vividness to him, even at rest, that made death and spirits seem foolish. After a time, I found I could sleep again. Time after that, the dreams lessened, and dropped away.

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Reminds me of my first love.