Sunday, August 17, 2008

V

VALDON, Richard: His Own Image, Never Dream Again

—from Rex Stout's The Mother Hunt

VAN HOUTEN, Peter: An Imperial Affliction
—from John Green's The Fault in Our Stars

VAN ZORN, August: The Abominations of Plunkettsburg and Other Tales
—from Michael Chabon's Wonder Boys

VANDELAY, Art: Venetian Blinds
—from Seinfeld, Episode 29

VANE, Harriet: Murder By Degrees, The Fountain-Pen Mystery, Death in the Pot, and Death 'twixt Wind and Water.
—in Dorothy L. Sayers's Strong Poison, Have His Carcase, and Gaudy Night

VEREKER, Hugh: The Right of Way
—from Henry James's "The Figure in the Carpet"

VICE, Oliver: Paradoxes of Self, The Fake
—from Lawrence Douglas's The Vices


VON JUNZT: Unaussprechlichen Kulten (Nameless Cults)
—from Robert E. Howard's "The Black Stone" and H.P. Lovecraft's "The Haunter of the Dark" and "The Dreams in the Witch House"

VOTAR, Colloquo: Jade Compendium
—from George R. R. Mratin's A Feast for Crows

8 comments:

JenK said...

Vane, Harriet. Books include: Murder By Degrees, The Fountain-Pen Mystery, Death in the Pot, and Death 'twixt Wind and Water.

Harriet Vane is the creation of Dorothy L. Sayers. Her books exist in Strong Poison, Have His Carcase, and Gaudy Night.

davidbdale said...

VILJANDI, Vorts: Without fear of wind or vertigo
--from Italo Calvino, If on a winter's night a traveler

davidbdale said...

VANDERVELDE, Bertrand: Looks down in the gathering shadow
--from Italo Calvino, If on a winter's night a traveler

Anthony said...

VON ROON, Armin, Land, Sea, and Air Operations in World War II, translated as World Holocaust by Victor Henry.

in The Winds of War and War and Remembrance, by Herman Wouk.

Marianaria Sra. bibliotecaria said...

Von Aschenbach, Gustave. Frederick the Great; Maya; "A Miserable Man" (a "forceful story"); Intellect and Art. From Death in Venice by Thomas Mann, translated by Stanley Appelbaum.

Verek, Patricia Feld. Cry of the Wolf; Born in Blood: A Book About Children who Kill. From A Stillness in Bethlehem by Jane Haddam.

Jim Cleaveland said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Jim Cleaveland said...

Nine Lives by Paul Varjak from the film Breakfast At Tiffany's

seraillon said...

VILA-MATAS, Enrique: Cloud of Now (Tomorrow is Today)
- from Enrique Vila-Matas, Never Any End to Paris

VILA-MATAS, Enrique: South of the Eyelids
- from Enrique Vila-Matas, Never Any End to Paris