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a Dhow sails in the sunset near Prison Island, Zanzibar.


At the opening of Keukenhof, Olma the dog relentlessly guards her friend.

Hill House

No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill House, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood for eighty years and might stand for eighty more. Within, walls continued upright, bricks met neatly, floors were firm, and doors were sensibly shut; silence lay steadily against the wood and stone of Hill House, and whatever walked there, walked alone. the opening paragraph from The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson