Download e-book for iPad: Black Light: A Novel (Revised Edition) by Galway Kinnell

By Galway Kinnell

ISBN-10: 1619026597

ISBN-13: 9781619026599

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Black Light is a voyage of discovery and transformation. Set in Iran, it tells the tale of Jamshid, a quiet uncomplicated carpet mender, who someday abruptly commits a homicide and is compelled to escape. With this violent act his outdated existence ends and an odd new lifestyles begins.

Galway Kinnell combines his present for distinctive imagery with a storyteller's ability during this trip around the Iranian desert—away from the delicate self-righteous virtues of followed ethical culture, into the ailment and sexual confusion of agonizing self-knowledge.

First released in 1966 through Houghton Mifflin, this commonly revised paperback version of Black Light brings a unique novel again into print

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They’ll be back soon,” Ali said. “Help me to the camel . ” With his arms around Jamshid’s neck he started to pull himself up. The blood that had overflowed from his mouth while he was on his back now poured down. He let go and fell back. He took hold of the shears and tried to pull them free. Unable to speak, he turned toward Jamshid with a furious, imploring eye. Jamshid took the old hands from the shears. Ali clutched at his hand; then the grip faded out. ” Jamshid succeeded in getting the dead body lashed across the camel with the carpet covering it.

But as he lay there he felt the strangeness of this material under his hands—an earth made of stones that had been grated, rained, blown, and burnt into a substance that was hardly earth at all, but a form of disappearance, a substance into which one of the world’s great empires had gone away. As if death had been ground up and strewn here in a thick layer. He saw the Galway Kinnell 55 jagged, unburdened columns rising in the darkness and the great stones with their heavy, closed eyes. He lay a long time hearing the noise before he started listening to it.

Though the moon had not yet risen, he now could make out in the darkness a human figure moving among the stones and columns. The wail broke out again. It occurred to him that whoever it was staggering through the night was grieving for one particular lost thing. For anything at all perhaps, as long as it was one thing. ” Jamshid said. ” Continuing to stagger toward him the figure cried in response, “My son! My son! ” She came closer. ” Jamshid could see her face. Her eyes were shining with tears, her mouth was large with crying.

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