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A Different Acquaintance, a novel (in progress) by D. L. Pughe

 This is a brief summary of the book. Mayer has the soul of an old cello, a gentle, old-fashioned, avuncular gentleman originally from Hungary and who has become a respected emeritus scholar still living in his adopted ivy league town. … Continue reading

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Collected Thoughts

An excerpt from A Different Acquaintance, by D. L. Pughe The porcelain room of the great fortress of Würzburg is in a high archway connecting one enormous chilly stone chamber to the next. Those rooms are warmed only by massive … Continue reading

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In the Thick of the Woods

This is an excerpt from A Different Acquaintance by D. L. Pughe Mayer thought himself a creature of the forest, familiar with dark thickets in the still of the night. Perhaps he was a deer, but he knew his slow, … Continue reading

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Dispatching Echoes

  an excerpt from A Different Acquaintance, a novel by D. L. Pughe Mayer is on his side again, on a slim leather couch in the cramped but magical guest room of his old friend János, a professor at the … Continue reading

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About

D.L. Pughe is a writer and artist currently living part of the year in Iowa City, IA and in Berkeley, CA. MIT Press has published her essays in The New Earth Reader, and Writings on Water, and Writings on Air. … Continue reading

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Opus Posthumous

 by D. L. Pughe From 1990           Quite unexpectedly in late August of last year I was taken to the OP Project in the rural countryside near Utrecht. I was visiting my friends Lefke and Willem … Continue reading

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