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Divine City by Scott B. Robinson
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Mar 29, 2011

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it was amazing
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Read 2 times. Last read April 7, 2011.

Like Balzac on ya-ba...

The stories' is an admittedly lyric narrative style. In a way, I, the author, hoped to mirror classical Thai art, which to my mind is a predominantly two-dimensional, highly-stylized, highly-ornate art. It also strikes me as an art-form that can moreover transport one to something like a different state of mind and to different worlds.

The reader will see how various types of art play central roles in most the tales included. My idea was to examine art in general from a literary style paying homage to both Eastern and Western traditions.

I do not think the work will appeal to a great number of readers, but I do believe it will at least intrigue a certain few...
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