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By Peter Tremayne

ISBN-10: 0312252889

ISBN-13: 9780312252885

Sister Fidelma-an Eognacht princess and sister to the king of Cashel, a religieuse of the Celtic Church and an recommend of the Brehornn court-is essentially the most attention-grabbing and compelling figures in modern secret fiction. during this selection of brief mysteries, Tremayne fills in lots of of the history information of Fidelma and seventh-century eire now not present in the novels, and weaves his always-beguiling mixture of historical past and secret.

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I know well that the blind can compensate, can internalize, can imagine and fantasize, and at the supreme moment of intercourse there is nothing that sight can add. The primary sense in sex is touch, not sight, but sight does reinforce direct intimacy. It is not easy to separate sexual longing from the visual image of the one who might satisfy it. Hull admitted that, too. Perfumes and soft voices are pretty insubstantial compared to what one sees of a woman. Thus I found myself with an excessive interest in the human body, whatever that might mean for sex itself.

At breakfast I saw two of my own books for the first time—the community book and the new edition of the Kern. No print comes through yet, but the old Kern pictures, like Edward Kern's portrait, came back in a rush. I love the big illustrations in the community book, but smaller ones are still hard to make out. The jacket lettering is too faint to see, but the design and color of the covers are gorgeous and exciting. EASTER DAY, MARCH 30. I wrapped my white cane with spiraled bright blue ribbon, which I carefully chose from Shirley's sewing supply.

Gone are the dismal times of trying to find the facilities, knocking around with my cane till I found the desired shape, feeling for the handle above, and then hoping for the right aim. Dr. Killeen was happy. The pressure was 12, way down. She noticed a small iritis activity, but thought it to be expected following surgery. Perhaps, though, it explains the few, early-morning pains. I asked about the rays of crystal shards that cross the eye when a bright light strikes it at night. She explained the cause as part of the surgery.

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