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Murray Biggs: I could imagine an experienced international cast, with Judi Dench and Michael Gambon, and Fiona Shaw as the nurse. The faces of these two principals, neither conventionally romantic, speak for themselves. Each can convey hidden abysses of nuance and emotion. Fiona Shaw comes to mind as the strong, even stern, woman of authority, as in the film The Last September (also featuring Michael Gambon as a put-upon husband). ” But why not an all-Canadian cast drawn from the two notable Ontario theater festivals: Michael Ball and Mary Haney from the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Seana McKenna from Stratford as the nurse?

As a baby he looked more surprised than most babies. From a fold in the album, a German maid they had had in Leipzig and her fat-faced fiancé fell out. Minsk, the Revolution, Leipzig, Berlin, Leipzig, a slanting housefront badly out of focus. Four years old, in a park: moodily, shyly, with puckered forehead, looking away from an eager squirrel as he would from any other stranger. Aunt Rosa, a fussy, angular, wild-eyed old lady, who had lived in a tremulous world of bad news, bankruptcies, train accidents, cancerous growths—until the Germans put her to death, together with all the people she had worried about.

An author may provide such. In rare cases, such as an acrostic, the message may be visible. By employing codes, the opportunities given to the reader to interpret them are multiplied, and this can be a large part FORUM 23 of what makes the story interesting. While it is clear that possible codes can be profitable is, on the one hand, clear in the commercial sense from books such as Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code, but in an intellectual sense the value is much less obvious. g. people and natural numbers.

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