Postcards From Barbary Lane – The House

Collage of an imaginary postcard from Barbary Lane in Armistead Maupin's Tales of the CityThe first view of Number 28 Barbary Lane is a magical thing. Mary Anne Singleton is almost like Alice going down the rabbit hole, as she enters the leafy courtyard and the mystery of her future vanishes. Maupin’s words build intrigue, weaving a fable of San Francisco, compulsive for adventurers and dreamers alike.

See more Postcards From Barbary Lane here, and more posts about Tales of the City on this page.

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  2. That is a funny description – an old bear with bits of foliage caught in its fur. Yay for the happy place! 🙂

    • I’m glad you’re enjoying these. I’m doing the nostalgia thing for Tales, as we wait for the new novel to arrive, and it’s good to throw a spotlight on some of those Maupin moments. One of the most rewarding writers I’ve ever read.

  3. Pingback: Mrs Madrigal’s Postcard From Barbary Lane | the vibes

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