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catching and holding the full attention

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capable of arousing and holding the attention

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The standout works for this reviewer was Chris Gollon's Giving--a diptych of two large panels which display his characteristic apprehension of humanity in the swelling and stretching of forms within and against absorbingly strange fields of colour.
The story of this behind-the-scenes pillar of strength is absorbingly told by British biographer Sonia Purnell in Clementine: The Life of Mrs.
In scope it takes in the ostensible subject of shame, the humiliated protagonist, and through this spectacle opens onto others--her readers, her literary predecessors and contemporaries, and even herself; in form it reimagines the bounds of sensibility to transmute the absorbingly, "inexpressibly painful" and the merely indifferent into not an "unpardonable," but a fleeting and reanimating encounter with "momentary shame.
Roderick Williams The Courtyard, Hereford CHIEFLY renowned until now as a sensitive interpreter of English song and German Lieder, baritone Roderick Williams is now moving into exploring French artsong, and his recital to a packed, receptive audience in Hereford's welcoming and comfortable Courtyard proved absorbingly rewarding.
In absorbingly detailed narratives, she presents the drama surrounding the escape of some of these migrants from their abusers.
Absorbingly sequenced and fabulously catalogued (with contributions by the curators and Tod Papageorge, Sandra S.
It's a fantastic first-person adventure, weaving narrative and gameplay together absorbingly.
Sadly this is all scripted, but absorbingly acted cut-scenes ensure engagement escalates along with the body count.
These were dealt with in an absorbingly honest way suitable for this age group.
Connelly shows us exactly how an investigation works, from A to Z, taking readers absorbingly inside crime scene investigations, witness interviews, house searches, stakeouts, and much more.
Equally, perhaps, it takes the scholarly flair of an Albert Hirschman or Deirdre McCloskey to make the intellectual history of moral theory absorbingly interesting.
So it was that in a game which reduces so absorbingly by statistical cross-section, Jimmie Reese was the sum of a cannier, more elemental understanding of the game and its players.
Rare for its exacting research and absorbingly written, this is a fine resource for historians of late medieval England.
WAVE MACHINES: PUNK SPIRIT The latest release from Liverpoolbased band Wave Machines is an absorbingly dark and brooding anthem, somewhat of a departure for the indie newcomers.
The directors' most important legacy is the paintings that they have chosen to acquire, and the book absorbingly charts the relationship between the enthusiasms of individual directors, public taste and the opportunities provided by the market.