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Matthew Pearl: The Last Bookaneer (Vintage)
Saturday 30 May 2015
Towards the end of the 19th century, before the copyright of books was internationally recognised, there was a brisk black market trade in works acquired from popular authors and then published abroad. 723 palabras más
We lived at the Tusitala hotel for a while, before our house in Vailima was ready.
I came and went like the entire place, the whole sprawling acreage with its hibiscus bushes and thatched roofs, its big open-air fale of a dining room, the dance floor where we danced to “Pipa Pipa” was my house, like it belonged to me. 465 palabras más