One of the great English Romantic poets, William Blake was also an artist, mystic, and visionary. His work ranges from the deceptively simple and lyrical Songs of Innocence and their counterpoint Experience--which juxtapose poems such as "The...
"This book is situated in the era before lighthouses became mere technological artifacts, soulless things ; when a lighthouse was a place, a dwelling, the unique habitat of a special breed of human. Their isolation, combined with their life-and-dea..."
"I was in turns spellbound, amused and horrified by this novel. The title alone reveals much about who the protagonist is, where her head is at:
"I'm sorry to disrupt the peace was my stock apology; I used it all the time as my workplace..."