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SOME EVIL, EVIL QUOTES FROM LITERATURE.

Titus Andronicus

TITUS ANDRONICUS (WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE)

“If one good Deed in all my life I did, I do repent it from my very Soul”

Aaron the Moor

 

Paradise Lost

PARADISE LOST (JOHN MILTON)

“Better to reign in Hell, then serve in Heav’n.”

Satan

 

 

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (THOMAS HARRIS)

“A census taker tried to quantify me once. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a big Amarone.”

Hannibal Lecter

AMERICAN PSYCHO (BRET EASTON ELLIS)

“My pain is constant and sharp and I do not hope for a better world for anyone. In fact, I want my pain to be inflicted on others. I want no one to escape.”

Patrick Bateman

1984 (GEORGE ORWELL)

“Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.”

O’Brien

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2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction Longlist Announced

Includes some interesting titles, but also includes some other completely mediocre ones.

Arabic Literature (in English)

The longlist for this year’s International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) is in, and the still-anonymous judges have chosen the maximum number — 16 novels:

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A number of well-known authors are on the list, including Egypt’s Ibrahim Abdelmeguid, with his third in a trilogy, Clouds Over Alexandria; previously shortlisted Sudanese author Amir Tag Elsir with 366; popular Egyptian author Ahmed Mourad with The Blue Elephant, Kuwait’s Ismail Fahd Ismail with his The Phoenix and the Faithful Friend, and acclaimed Syrian author Khaled Khalifa for his No Knives in this City’s Kitchens, which also won the 2013 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature.

Others on the list who have been previously longlisted for the award include Iraqi novelist Inaam Kachachi, on the list this year for Tashari, Palestinian novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah, listed for The Edge of the Abyss, and Algerian novelist Waciny…

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