Murder at the Library of Congress will entertain those readers who like their mysteries lite and their detectives untormented
." MAUREEN CORRIGAN, WASHINGTON POST, 11/28/99
Part-owner Robert Romanes seems excited enough to be largely untormented
by the butterflies.
Thus Nabokov rid himself of the fear of the first line by foisting it on Ray, and was then able to compose with a light heart, untormented
. In a way, it amounted to inventing your own epigraph by attributing it to a fictional character for whom style wasn't the main concern.
It is puzzling that Sontag can write that Barthes is untormented
by catastrophe and has a post-tragic sensibility--for the "post-tragic" is, by definition, neither unmarked nor blithe.
It isn't what creatures deserve: to be left alone and untormented
by human beings.
So let slow time in its good time prepare an untormented
place for life's domain.
Poetic imagination in Amichai flourishes in its non-belief, untormented
by a spiritual void.
These are the poems of an untormented
Paul Celan, had that been possible.
Physically it was fairly easy going, without seas or frontiers to be crossed, through regions untormented
on the whole, if desolate in parts.
The range of these connections is manifest in the psychology of authorship as Pound's "untormented
frankness" about his inheritance.
People struggled to renegotiate the voices of their heritage and utopia was identified with that moment when people would be able to live untormented
by the underground voices that their cult had brought to the surface.
The quest for an untormented
sense of identity in these conditions then, seems as fragile as a kite in a cyclone.