" Yes, he had called himself the Moor "
Ira Aldridge as Othello - Credit: cliff1066 on flickr
Ray Singh's reference is to the character of Othello
in Shakespeare's play, also known as The Moor of Venice
" obscene literature - Fear of Flying "
Published only a few years prior to the year in which The Lovely Bones opens, Fear of Flying, a novel by Erica Jong, was controversial for its open and frank attitude to female sexuality.
It became a key text in the development of second-wave feminism.
" He would call me in whenever he was ready to raise the sail. "
An age-old puzzle and popular pastime, there is a fine art
to building model ships and putting them in bottles