Descended Suns Resuscitate

Avalon Brantley

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Status Out of print
Release Date Autumn 2014
Limitation 100 copies
Size 17 × 25 cm
Pages 127
Weight 597 g
ISBN 978-3-9816093-7-0
Edition numbered edition
Workmanship Thread-stitched hardcover bound in crushed silk, die-cut cover, illustrated endpaper, colour frontispiece.

Content

“The tales in this collection come from a different place: from a love of dead words and dust, of sun-faded photographs and the smell of old books. They come from the joy of exploring the works and thoughts and worlds of all those long-dead others before us, the populations of that foreign country where, as L.P. Hartley so perfectly observed, ‘…they do things differently…’. But to delve into their remnants, to fire them again with new passion—is like reanimating ashes, a sort of philologic necromancy. So many former ways of writing, thinking, speaking, singing, loving, being, may be lost to the world, transient as sunset, but I believe that something of their spirit can be stirred again.”

– Avalon Brantley

About Avalon Brantley

Avalon Brantley (✝ 2017) published three books so far with Zagava: “Aornos” (re–edition 2019), “Descended Suns Resusciate” and "The House of Silence".

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