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With his customary droll humor Connell brings to life in these seven essays advances made in. Picked up this book because Dud was reading it on Lodge 49 and I d read Connell s Son of the Morning Star previously Really enjoyed The White Lantern Historical essays on less mainstream stuff like Vikings South Pole Exploration and Astronomy There s an undercurrent of wry humor borderline sarcasm throughout the book that I think I misunderstood initially Connell pokes fun at a lot of the blunders and missteps explorers and scientists have made in their efforts to understand our world and our universe But I think ultimately he s making the point that as much as we think we ve learned and are certain of we probably still don t know the half of it Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, in these seven essays advances made Oil Painting in. Picked up this book because Dud was reading Putins Russia it on Lodge 49 and I d read Connell s Son of the Morning Star previously Really enjoyed The White Lantern Historical essays on less mainstream stuff like Vikings South Pole Exploration and Astronomy There s an undercurrent of wry humor borderline sarcasm throughout the book that I think I misunderstood Seducida (Esclava victoriana, initially Connell pokes fun at a lot of the blunders and missteps explorers and scientists have made Essential Juices and Smoothies in their efforts to understand our world and our universe But I think ultimately he s making the point that as much as we think we ve learned and are certain of we probably still don t know the half of Buttermilk Graffiti it

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S to which outstanding individuals have driven themselves in passionate pursuit of knowledge.. This is a pretty cool book of sprawling essays on obscure but interesting history stuff like the Vikings in Greenland early anthropology and the many hoaxes and misapprehensions it overcame and the nastier details of Antarctic exploration

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Cartography anthropology astronomy linguistics and archaeology by showing the enormous length. This book is a gem that I return to every couple of years It is a collection of historical essays covering the breadth of human history Evan Connell is the ultimate autodidact and his knowledge about obscure but important events is encyclopedic He writes with a wry style that makes his books a joy even though some of his points are angry A rare giftI was sorry to hear of his death earlier this year If you are interested in making his acuaintance pick up this book and its companion The Long Desire

  • Paperback
  • 286
  • The White Lantern
  • Evan S. Connell
  • English
  • 21 June 2018
  • 9780865473645

About the Author: Evan S. Connell

Evan S Connell over the last half century has published nineteen books of fiction poetry and essays several of which—including the best sellers Mrs Bridge and Mr Bridge and the erudite anecdotal and totally uniue nonfiction book Son of the Morning Star—are American classics I've admired his work for many years since first reading Diary of a Rapist and was happy for a chance to inter.



8 thoughts on “The White Lantern

  1. says:

    Picked up this book because Dud was reading it on Lodge 49 and I'd read Connell's Son of the Morning Star previously Really enjoyed The White Lantern Historical essays on less mainstream stuff like Vikings South Pole Exploration and Astronomy There's an undercurrent of wry humor borderline sarcasm throughout the book that I think I misunder

  2. says:

    I have to give this 5 stars because Connell somehow managed to write an educational historical book of essays something I would normally never touch for leisure and made it all thoroughly entertaining interesting and enjoyable The man

  3. says:

    This book is a gem that I return to every couple of years It is a collection of historical essays covering the breadth of human history Evan Connell is the ultimate autodidact and his knowledge about obscure but important events is encyclopedic He writes with a wry style that makes his books a joy even though s

  4. says:

    A seuel of sorts to Connell's A Long Desire every bit as mind blowing to anyone unfamiliar with its subjects the exploration often by eccentrics of forgotten ignored or misunderstood realms and perhaps a tad tedi

  5. says:

    A great book A Long Desire was mostly about man's desire and find This one focuses on what e know enough about to KNOW but have lost enough of to never know for sure The Mayans the Etruscans et al The essay is a lost art and Connell was a master of it

  6. says:

    This is a pretty cool book of sprawling essays on obscure but interesting history stuff like the Vikings in Greenland early anthropology and the many hoaxes and misapprehensions it overcame and the nastier details of Antarctic exploration

  7. says:

    Excellent essays covering a wide range of science and history

  8. says:

    Almost rambling in the way it jumps from topic to topic

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