MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT: The woman who had sinned twice

On 30 August 1797, a priest was deeply convinced that the death of a woman named Mary – died in childbirth – it was attributable to a divine punishment. She was born in London on a spring day, the April 27, 1759, at the age of 28 years, he had published a book, Reflections on the education of daughters, that ...

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IN THE BLUE: No matter the journey, provided that the horizon is extensive. An adventure with Jacques Delors, in the Aegean Sea, to the island of Crete.

He did not know if he would leave  the ferry with Force or with the other, the one called Audacity. Basically, for Jacques Delors, the departure he had destination, but also had one unknown factor. That Frenchman who loved the sea, he want to do in fact travel again – and not just geographically – to look in the broader ...

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WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ: Chapter Five, No man’s land

Meeting Benches Publisher offers an unpublished novel, titled apparently misleading: WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ. Sure, some of the events experienced by the protagonists of the book, they are set in places of an ancient battle, but the narrative focus is love. A diary, a diary old yellowed by time, and written by a hussar of the first French Empire, retains the ...

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SCRUTINIZE INSIDE: With Anais, flipping through the pages of his life

Dying of cancer in Los Angeles at the age of 73 years. Born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, to parents of Cuban origin. These are the parentheses that enclose the extraordinary life of a fascinating woman, a writer who at the age of 26 years, she living into the Paris of Antonin Artaud, DH Lawrence, Henry Miller, June Mansfield and Otto Rank. It ...

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WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ: Chapter Four, A notebook of wood pulp

Meeting Benches Publisher offers an unpublished novel, titled apparently misleading: WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ. Sure, some of the events experienced by the protagonists of the book, they are set in places of an ancient battle, but the narrative focus is love. A diary, a diary old yellowed by time, and written by a hussar of the first French Empire, retains the ...

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WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ: Chapter Three, The hill of Zuran

Meeting Benches Publisher offers an unpublished novel, titled apparently misleading: WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ. Sure, some of the events experienced by the protagonists of the book, they are set in places of an ancient battle, but the narrative focus is love. A diary, a diary old yellowed by time, and written by a hussar of the first French Empire, retains the ...

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TASTE OF GREECE: Léna Skrivanou at home, waiting for the moment of donuts with honey and ice cream.

Windmills and beaches, whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches. Today, you’re with Meeting Benches in an airport greek archipelago of the Cyclades, but we will not have the time to talk about all the 56 islands (of which 24 are inhabited), and our curiosity will stop only at Mykonos, the island cosmopolitan and tolerant, one that welcomes thousands of visitors all ...

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