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dale-estey's picture
Nov.12.2012
Is there too much Kafka in the world?  No! Non! Nein! And now this 1997 TV movie interpretation from Austria is available for worldwide consumption. Lookin' good, I tell ya.   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * The Castle By Ben Nicholson •       ...
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Feb.21.2012
The Bigger Than Life Hollywood’s First 100 Years exhibition is currently going on at the Jewish Museum Vienna. According to their press release: BIGGER THAN LIFE Hollywood’s First 100 Years explores one of the most fascinating cultural phenomena of the twentieth century, and looks at the well...
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Oct.20.2011
Her subjects loved her. She was Elizabeth (1837-1898), Queen of Hungary, Empress of Austria and daughter of the Bavarian King. Elizabeth saw that the etiquette of the Imperial Court was too strict so against the opposition of other Nobles, she tried to change it. Her only son died under “tragic...
jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Oct.12.2011
“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.   Traveling via water taxi, Venice, Italy Travel is my thing. I love seeing new places, eating new foods, meeting new people, and experiencing new things. Maybe the travel bug...
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Jul.07.2011
“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet, 1803-1882 Paradise Found: St. Gilgen, Austria and the Zwolferhorn When I was a girl, I read all the time, and the first book I remember wanting to reread was...
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May.18.2011
Crime novelists generally write a novel a year. It’s what publishers want. Some big writers—and I mean, 25 million books sold—have told me their publishers and agents complain that if they don’t produce a book a year their readers will forget them. In the case of such writers, some of those 25...
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May.02.2011
Historical novelists recreate the emotions and events of distant times. It helps if they can use real places that still exist. In the case of MOZART’S LAST ARIA, I was able to set much of the action in streets and buildings where Mozart lived and worked – and where you can still visit. In my...
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Jan.21.2011
In the depths of winter, I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer. -Albert Camus, French novelist, 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature A few weeks ago, we spent time in the Alps skiing. And, on our way home to Prague, we plugged in our Garmin, set the destination to HOME, and started...
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Dec.30.2010
My new book MOZART’S LAST ARIA will be out in the UK in May. Naturally this means a revamp for my website (coming soon) and a new promo video (coming about the same time) to be posted to Youtube. You know, all the stuff writers actually get into the business of writing in order to do. That, and...
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Dec.23.2010
An Austrian Alpine Christmas Sleigh bells ring, are you listening, In the lane, snow is glistening A beautiful sight, We're happy tonight. Walking in a winter wonderland. -R. Smith, lyrics to Winter Wonderland, 1934 an Alpine Winter Wonderland This year, I am spending the Christmas week...