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  • "Try a little J-K Huysmans, fer Christ sake," Barney says.

    Me & Barney the Purple Dinosaur

  • She does confess to like Sade, Gautier, Balzac, Baudelaire, Huysmans, Sartre whom I find difficult to stomach, de Beauvoir, Genet and Bachelard.

    American academics down on their knees kissing French bums « Jahsonic

  • For Huysmans, kirsch is the "wild blowing of a trumpet blast."

    Do They Taste of Trumpets?

  • Through practice and "a series of erudite experiments," Huysmans writes, "Des Esseintes would drink a drop here, another there, playing internal symphonies to himself, and providing his palate with sensations analogous to those which music dispenses to the ear."

    Do They Taste of Trumpets?

  • For Huysmans, kirsch is the "wild blowing of a trumpet blast."

    Tasting the trumpets

  • Then Huysmans really hits his stride, likening whisky to trombones, "raising the roof of the mouth" with their blare.

    Do They Taste of Trumpets?

  • She does confess to like Sade, Gautier, Balzac, Baudelaire, Huysmans, Sartre whom I find difficult to stomach, de Beauvoir, Genet and Bachelard.

    06 « April « 2008 « Jahsonic

  • Through practice and "a series of erudite experiments," Huysmans writes, "Des Esseintes would drink a drop here, another there, playing internal symphonies to himself, and providing his palate with sensations analogous to those which music dispenses to the ear."

    Tasting the trumpets

  • So we have an essay such as “On Anticipation” where the places are Hammersmith, London and Barbados and the guide is J.K. Huysmans.

    Put on Your Traveling Shoes « So Many Books

  • Hilaire Belloc, J.K. Huysmans, G.K. Chesterton, and Evelyn Waugh (who quoted The Waste Land frequently) all made an initial reputation for nightmarish satire before retreating into a not always convincing nook of Catholicism.

    Letters to the Editor

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