Sons and Lovers by DH Lawrence

Well. Well.  Was I the only person who expected this novel to be, quite frankly, worse? I had expected a skin-crawling, watching-sex-scenes-with-the-parents cringefest, in regards to the relationship between Paul Morel and his mother. Stupid me for expecting Lawrence to write something so crass as that. And, thank Christ, that means no Oedipus-complex sex. This is… Read More Sons and Lovers by DH Lawrence

Psychedelics (The Doors of Perception) by Aldous Huxley

One of the many ‘core’ life lessons is ‘don’t do drugs, kids’. That’s ignoring the fact to not do drugs, you’d have to avoid caffeine, and alcohol, and according to a certain conspiracy theory, oxygen. But regardless of that, you can figuratively enjoy the effects of mescalin, through the eyes and words of Aldous Huxley.… Read More Psychedelics (The Doors of Perception) by Aldous Huxley