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[31 Jan 2013 | No Comment | 234 views | by ]
Lolita – Vladmir Nabokov

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Lolita (1955)
Foreword

Introductory note by the character “John Ray, Jr., Ph.D.”

“Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male”, such were the two titles under which the writer of the present note received the strange pages it preambulates. Humbert Humbert, their author, had died in legal captivity, of coronary thrombosis, on November 16, 1952, a few days before his trial was scheduled to start.

Its author’s bizarre cognomen is his own invention; and, of course, this mask — through which two hypnotic eyes seem to glow — had to remain unlifted in …

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[10 Aug 2012 | One Comment | 3,061 views | by ]
Islamic Architecture Around the World [Part 2]

The Gardens of Babur, locally called Bagh-e Babur (Persian: باغ بابر‎), is a historic park in Kabul, Afghanistan, and also the last resting-place of the first Mughal emperor Babur. The gardens are thought to have been developed around 1528 AD (935 AH) when Babur gave orders for the construction of an ‘avenue garden’ in Kabul, described in some detail in his memoirs, the Baburnama.

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[9 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 2,015 views | by ]
100+ Amazing Stunning Nature Wallpapers

Nature, in the broadest sense, is equivalent to the natural world, physical world, or material world. “Nature” refers to the phenomena of the physical world, and also to life in general. It ranges in scale from the subatomic to the cosmic.

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[1 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 866 views | by ]
11 Alyson Michalka Wallpapers [1024×768]

Alyson Renae “Aly” Michalka (born March 25, 1989), often credited as Aly, is an American actress, singer-songwriter, musician and model. Michalka gained fame for playing the role of Keely Teslow in the Disney Channel original series Phil of the Future.

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[26 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 718 views | by ]
27 Rosario Dawson Wallpapers [1024×768]

Rosario Isabel Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, singer, and writer. She has appeared in films such as Kids, Men in Black II, 25th Hour, Sin City, Clerks II, Rent, Death Proof, The Rundown, Eagle Eye, Alexander, Seven Pounds, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and Unstoppable.

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[25 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 735 views | by ]
59 Zhang Ziyi Wallpapers [1024×768]

Zhang Ziyi (born 9 February 1979), sometimes credited as Ziyi Zhang, is a Chinese film actress. Chinese media have called her one of the Four Young Dan Actresses in China’s film industry, along with Zhao Wei, Xu Jinglei and Zhou Xun.

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[21 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 1,189 views | by ]
11 Paulina Porizkova Wallpapers [1024×768]

Paulina Porizkova (born Pavlína Pořízková (on 9 April 1965) is a Czech-American model and actress. At the age of eighteen years, she became the first woman from Central Europe to be on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. She was the second woman (afterChristie Brinkley) to be featured on the swimsuit issue’s front cover consecutive times (1984 and 1985).

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[19 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 1,553 views | by ]
44 Jeri Ryan Wallpapers [1024×768]

Jeri Lynn Zimmermann Ryan (born February 22, 1968) is an American actress best known for her roles as the liberated (“de-assimilated”) Borg, Seven of Nine, on Star Trek: Voyager; Tara Cole on Leverage; and Veronica “Ronnie” Cooke on Boston Public.

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[16 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 505 views | by ]
11 Kate Lawler Wallpapers [1024×768]

Kate Louise Lawler (born 7 May 1980) is an English reality TV personality, DJ, and model. She was the first female winner of Big Brother UK, winning the third season (2002) of the reality television show. Since leaving Big Brother, she has worked as a television presenter and personality, a model and as a disc jockey. She was born in Beckenham, Kent.

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[10 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 719 views | by ]
14 Erica Durance Wallpapers [1024×768]

Erica Durance (born June 21, 1978) is a Canadian actress and producer. She has also been credited as Erica Parker. She is best known for her role as Lois Lane in the Superman-inspired American television series Smallville.

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