Author Archives: David Cain

About David Cain

David Cain, literary author, bon vivant, rogue romantic poet - author of Witch, Song of Songs, Journals of Lord Malinov, Erotic Romances and others ...

Fiction

Fiction by David Cain “Who is this?” “Who is whom, dear?” “This guy in this story you wrote. Who is he?” “Oh, you mean Roger? He’s a character I made up.” “Yeah, Roger. Is there something I should know, some … Continue reading

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hear not

The first thing is to exclude all the people who have ears and hear not.” Marcel Proust, The Captive

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vulgar mind

Whenever an event occurs which is within the range of the vulgar mind of the moralising journalist, a political event as a rule, the moralising journalists are convinced that there has been some great change in France, that we shall … Continue reading

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true greatness

It was the same with Vinteuil; if at his death he had left behind him — excepting certain parts of the sonata — only what he had been able to complete, what we should have known of him would have … Continue reading

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enigma of Iago

The question that’s asked here remains as large as ever it was: which is, the nature of evil, how it’s born, why it grows, how it takes unilateral possession of a many-sided human soul. Or, let’s say: the enigma of … Continue reading

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Across the Line

Across the Line by David Cain We are swingers, my wife and I, and have been for a long time, since the beginning, in fact. We met at a swinger party. Swinger means a lot of different things to different … Continue reading

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the trimmer

Captain Ahab drowned, he reminded himself; it was the trimmer, Ishmael, who survived. Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses

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