The Blazing World - A Compendium of Thirteen Characters, a Non Sequitur, a Confession, a Riddle, and Memories for H.B./Harriet Burden Notebook A Summary & Analysis

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A Compendium of Thirteen Characters, a Non Sequitur, a Confession, a Riddle, and Memories for H.B.

In the first set of collected papers there is a small section where a young Harry was asked to solve a riddle…what is so fragile that even saying its name can break it? The answer had been ‘silence’ and it had resonated with Harry to the point where she’d kept saying the word just to hear it ‘break’. The rest of the snips of errant thoughts are from various people. It would seem that at random moments Harriet would write them down and incorporate them into her work (using one of her pseudonyms). Most of them are insight into the human experience, on whatever level...

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