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Margaret’s mört

“So eat up your mört, Margaret, and take no notice of all these gloomy thoughts.”

…a quote from INTO THE WOOD (1968) by Robert Aickman

My review of this story in the context of THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN by Thomas Mann: http://weirdmonger.wordpress.com/186-2/#comment-292

I think the story entitled WOOD is Aickman’s masterpiece, but, without teaching any granny reading this to suck dead mörts, I don’t want WOOD muddled up with INTO THE WOOD.

A picture of a mört: http://holsljunga-fvo.holsljunga.com/FISKARTER/mort.htm

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The Plura-Monist

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Time cools, time clarifies, no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.”
— Thomas Mann (The Magic Mountain)

My month long real-time review of this book is now complete:
http://weirdmonger.wordpress.com/186-2/

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