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Bubbles of the Foam

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Francis William Bain (1863-1940) was a British writer of fantasy stories that he claimed were translated from Sanskrit. The first of these was A Digit of the Moon (1898), which Bain claimed was his translation of a Sanskrit manuscript given to him by a brahmin.

During Bain's life, argument raged about whether the story was truly a translation or whether Bain had written it
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Hardcover, 160 pages
Published 1912 by G. P. Putnam's Sons
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Perry Whitford
Apr 06, 2016 Perry Whitford rated it really liked it
Another magical tale from literary fraudster F.W. Bain, supposedly translated from an ancient Sanscrit text but most probably written by the author.

The god Maheshwara and his consort Párwatí are flying over the desert when they see a mirage, which the Hindus call the "thirst of the antelope", and the skeleton of a camel. Maheshwara tells the story of how those bones came to be there; a sad story of love, the human mirage

I only recently discovered Bain when I read his first "translation", A Digit
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