By Diana Wynne Jones
Diana Wynne Jones - Believing Is Seeing
Believing is seeing, because the name of this remarkable selection of fantasies pronounces. And "reading is seeing greater than you've ever imagined while within the masterful arms of acclaimed writer Diana Wynne Jones. listed below are seven tales--seven doors to weird and wonderful, but unusually frequent worlds--to delivery all and sundry. In those worlds are a toddler born to an ordered society yet preordained to unfold Dissolution . . . a woman who so loves the solar that she renounces her humanity for eternity . . . a cat and a boy, held captive via an evil magician till they could discover a larger magic in their personal . . . a girl imprisoned in a wierd state ruled via 3 starving wolves . . . and lots of different characters and tales simply as unparalleled. those richly drawn, razor-sharp tales exhibit the abilities and sheer narrative energy of 1 of the main esteemed myth writers of our time.
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Mohammed’s son pores over words, and points out this and that, but if his chest is not soaked dark with love, then what? The Yogi comes along in his famous orange. But if inside he is colorless, then what? Kabir says: Every instant that the sun is risen, if I stand in the temple, or on a balcony, in the hot ﬁelds, or in a walled garden, my own Lord is making love with me. antonio machado Antonio Machado writes poems that seem, after we know them well, to be words written by a close friend. — that I had a beehive here inside my heart.
If you ﬁnd nothing now, you will simply end up with an apartment in the City of Death. If you make love with the divine now, in the next life you will have the face of satisﬁed desire. So plunge into the truth, ﬁnd out who the Teacher is, believe in the Great Sound! Kabir says this: When the Guest is being searched for, it is the intensity of the longing for the Guest that does all the work. Look at me, and you will see a slave of that intensity. kabir | 49 the lamp without oil I know the sound of the ecstatic ﬂute, but I don’t know whose ﬂute it is.
If you ﬁnd nothing now, you will simply end up with an apartment in the City of Death. A young poet traveling with me made up a line as we passed through Chicago: If you ﬁnd nothing now, you will simply end up with a suite in the Ramada Inn of death. The change is proper. Kabir never used the elegant language of the Indian upper or middle classes; he wanted his metaphors to awaken the sleepers. His metaphors act like a loose electric wire, or a two-byfour to the head. His contempt for those wishing to be saved by being good is endless.
Believing Is Seeing: Seven Stories by Diana Wynne Jones