- May 22, 2017
Just finished Mythos ( Greek Myths Retold ) by Stephen Fry. It was a great introduction to Greek Myths, though I don't know how actually solid it was because I never took Classics in HS.
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This sounds delectable. Where is our KHI Queer Bookclub.Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir by Kai Cheng Thom
Over half-way in. Pretty quick read. So far, it's a beautiful, spindly guessing game, deciphering the half-truths and magic.
I literally learned just yesterday that this guy (Robert Newton) with his depiction of Long John Silver in Treasure Island in the 1950's film basically contributed to the modern idea/rendition of the pirate "accent", but it's only really because it's a sort of specific accent from England that the actor seems to possess. So, the idea of the pirate's gruff accent is just some arbitrary English accent that the actor happened to have.I'm reading Treasure Island again after having finally finished watching Black Sails