Lily. 21. Moscow. Dreamer.
my mate lily is going to marry harry treadaway and, since i’m luke treadaway’s fiancé, we are going to be sisters. it’s official
see ya guys tomorrow on platform 9 3/4
I have a message for Germany. That you are all going to die. And I want you to look deep into the face of the Jew that is going to do it!
tell me how this, and love too, will ruin us.
these, our bodies, possessed by light.
tell me we’ll never get used to it.
Of all [Stephen] King’s novels, The Long Walk is the most elegant in its simplicity. There are no elaborate side stories, and only one timeline, one event, one point-of-view character. That simplicity spins up into amazing tension, because there’s very little relief from the steadily increasing, plodding desperation among the competitors. It’s riveting material, one of King’s best, but it’s never been adapted, for any number of reasons: It’s an internal book, often caught up in the headspace of protagonist Ray Garraty, a 16-year-old who often acts on instinct, and doesn’t understand his motivations or himself particularly well. It’s repetitive: hundreds of miles of determined staggering, as one boy after another falters and dies. It’s grueling and depressing, with a downbeat ending to rival Brazil or Limbo.
Tasha Robinson examines what makes Stephen King’s The Long Walk so ripe for adaptation, and imagines what such a film might look like, in the first edition of Movie This Book.
Waterlilies - William Jabez Muckley (1829-1905)