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CollectionsYour library (1,213)

Reviews47 reviews

Tags1001 list (141), signed (82), literary criticism (74), Czech (56), Russia (46), thrillers (46), France (44), poetry (20), YA (20), mystery (10) — see all tags

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About me“The purpose of art is the lifelong construction of a state of wonder.” Glenn Gould

I am rarely here now, am writing as much as I possibly can. Did want one and all to know that one of my stories, "The Year of the Dog" was nominated for the Pushcart Prize. The link to the story is here

I'd be delighted to talk to anyone interested about my writing.


Polutropos, my LT name, is the key characterization of Odysseus by Homer. Some of its meanings: the man of many journeys, of many turns of mind, of many turns of language, of many figures of speech, of many twists and turns. We see through this word Odysseus’s lies but also his wisdom, his wanderings and his resourcefulness.

About my libraryEclectic. In constant flux. Only a fraction currently on LT.

Groups1001 Books to read before you die, Audiobooks, Author Theme Reads, Book Nudgers, Club Read 2009, Club Read 2010, Club Read 2011, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Fans of Joyce Carol Oates, Group Reads - Literatureshow all groups

Favorite authorsJane Austen, Albert Camus, Karel Čapek, Joseph Conrad, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Gustave Flaubert, E. M. Forster, Jaroslav Hašek, Homer, Alistair MacLeod, Cormac McCarthy, George Orwell, Annie Proulx, Salman Rushdie, J. D. Salinger, William Saroyan, Leo Tolstoy (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresBook City (Annex)

Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMar 28, 2008

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