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Philosophers and Artists


Here’s a little story for you… A philosopher, photographer and, novelist walked into a bar to chat. What do you think was the first question they posed? Why is the sky blue? Does god exist?  No, the question was— What is ART? Saturday night at the bar. Such a happy looking crowd– isn’t it? These weren’t just any […]

WELCOME ~ Art, Literature and The Examined Life Blog


Art, literature, the examined life, artists, writers, novelists, philosophy, Socrates, Rodin, time travel, sculpture, what is art, The Trilogy of Remembrance, The Osgoode Trilogy, Alexander Wainwright

  Welcome to… The MARY E. MARTIN TRILOGIES BLOG and on Facebook @TheTrilogyofRemembrance— the place for thought provoking ideas and lively discussion about art, literature and the examined life. Hope you’ll follow this blog and visit The Trilogy of Remembrance on Facebook. Why? If you love…                   […]

THE DRAWING LESSON, Chapter 2


Suspense, mystery, art, collaboration, apothecary, alchemist, allegory, symbolism, authoritarianism, Blitz, creativity, dictatorship, free speech, friendship, holograph, holographic art, love, medical experiments, passion, philosophic, spiritual, trust, vision, painting, conceptual art

CHAPTER 2 #novels about artists #literary suspense.The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance. Has the creative spirit of a great artist died? Has Rinaldo so undermined Alexander with the scene at the Tate Modern? Enjoy chapter 2 and get your copy of the novel here. The Drawing Lesson: Despite my telephone messages, […]

THE DRAWING LESSON, Chapter 1


The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance. Lines are drawn and the battle begins at The Tate Modern. Enjoy a chapter and get your copy of the novel here. #novels about artists #literary suspense.  LONDON  Chapter 1 The Drawing Lesson. At the Tate Modern Gallery, women swirling about in their elegant cocktail […]

Interview of Alexander Wainwright and Mary E. Martin about The Trilogy of Remembrance.


Listen in! Writers think they know their characters inside and out. After all, they’ve given them the very breath of life and created stories to test and “grow” them. Writers are certain they can anticipate everything a character might say or do. Sounds rather like being GOD! Far too great a responsibility for me. And […]