The Hippo at the End of the Hall - What a lovely book this turned out to be! Helen Cooper’s The Hippo at the End of the Hall, was one of the books Linda Sargent ‘sourced’ for my own reading ...
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|the name carob comes from the Greek word kera, or horn, which describes the shape of the pod, not the seed.|
|A skulk of foxes, yes, but not exactly skulking.|
|Adolphe Cassandre, 1935|
|I know this should have been Posh Spice. Couldn't face it.|
harsh, coarse, rough and unrefined, as in film depictions that portray life as it truly is, without false distortions, stylizations, or idealizations. Often, the realism is exaggerated such that the culture or society being portrayed appears more coarse than it really is.
The film "28 Days Later" is a gritty, dirt-under-your-fingernails kind of raw.
A type of realism, usually invoked by films and documentary. Strangely
enough, "gritty realism" is only perceptible to media and film critics and the term is hardly ever used by anyone else. In fact no-one but film and tv critics ever use the term.
Film Critic: " X is a film depicting the gritty realism of life in the New York suburbs"
"the gritty realism of this documentary is in stark contrast to his other work"
A middle-to-upper class term to describe the living conditions of the majority of the human populace as seen through indie movies.
"The film 'x' was a gritty depiction of life on the streets of NY."
|Breaking Bad cartel muscle|
|Sand marathon in the Sahara Desert|
|African Horned cucumber|
|Handsome man of Martineau's day|
|Monument to the slaves in Zanzibar|