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book meme: 1/10 series/books —-> The Diviners
“She was tired of being told how it was by this generation, who’d botched things so badly. They’d sold their children a pack of lies: God and country. Love your parents. All is fair. And then they’d sent those boys, her brother, off to fight a great monster of a war that maimed and killed and destroyed whatever was inside them. Still they lied, expecting her to mouth the words and play along. Well, she wouldn’t. She knew now that the world was a long way from fair. She knew the monsters were real.”
Details at Armani Prive Couture F/W 2014
Frank Sorbier | Spring/Summer 2014
Jan van Eyck c. 1430-1432
Hans Mielich, Kleinodienbuch, Jewels Book, 1553. Inventory of the jewelry owned by Archduchess Anna of Austria, 110 drawings. The gorgeous book online: wdl
Anna was a member of the Habsburg family. The portrait shows the born princess playing chess with her husband Duke Albrecht V, including the pets on the table.