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The Mysterious Cave

Here I am in the town where I was born, looking down into a mysterious cave. Those who have read my novel Volcano Street may detect some resonance here. The picture is, or could be, a metaphor. Life presents us with a mysterious cave; we might ignore it, but still the cave is there. This…
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The Heat of the Sun: The Music

There are many references to music in The Heat of the Sun, and we’ve put together a playlist on Spotify so you can listen to it yourself. We couldn’t find it all. Some of the music is imaginary, notably Puccini’s Tartarin, the opera based on Alphonse Daudet’s 1872 novel Tartarin de Tarascon, a project the…
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