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Lanterns of the Old Night

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Shadow plays. Projections. Unstable, intangible forms. Faded colors on opaque surfaces. Light – the sun, the flame of a candle, the stars – filtered through holes or thin pieces of paper. This is the lantern of fear, a device with ancestral origin that however not remain static. Such apparatus evolved, gained a more appropriate name (magic lantern, an apparatus for delight ...more
Hardcover, First Edition, 70 pages
Published May 6th 2016 by Ex Occidente Press / Mount Abraxas
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Forrest
Feb 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Coming in at a mere 45 pages, you would think that Lanterns of the Old Night would be a quick, breezy read. And you would be completely, 100% wrong. Mind you, tedium is not an issue here. The stories (and I use the term very loosely) are compelling labyrinths that draw the reader/dreamer deeper in with each sentence. It is easy - and comfortable - to become lost in Diniz Miguel's maze(s).

The artifact itself is a monument, if you will, to the literature found therein. I mean this in the most lite
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John Muñoz
Oct 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
'The eyes, I reflected, appreciate the beauty of a gory spectacle."

As usual with most books I read I tend to write out a page+ of a review before not being able to be assed to finish it. In the case of Diniz' Lanterns I'm just not quite sure I can comment on some things without another reading. Excuse the quick rambling that follows.

I have some previous experience in reading a short story by Diniz, The Extinction Hymnbook was in Kos'mos Cometh, and that story is also the last of this very short
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