[Ads-l] Lynne Murphy, a former pen-pal

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Mon May 7 10:09:36 EDT 2018

It's been some years since we have heard from Lynne Murphy, but I hope she
is remembered by some of us.  The TLS (Times Literary Supplement) has
published a thoroughly favorable review of her new book.


George A. Thompson
The Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998.

But when aroused at the Trump of Doom / Ye shall start, bold kings, from
your lowly tomb. . .
L. H. Sigourney, "Burial of Mazeen", Poems.  Boston, 1827, p. 112

The Trump of Doom -- also known as The Dunghill Toadstool.  (Here's a
picture of his great-grandfather.)

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