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Wine dark sea

Martin Cole

Wine dark sea

by Martin Cole

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Published by PhotoWorks in Maidstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel photography -- Italy -- Sicily.,
  • Sicily (Italy) -- Pictorial works.,
  • Sicily (Italy) -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin Cole.
    GenrePictorial works.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22157623M
    ISBN 101903796032
    OCLC/WorldCa52612970

      In the Wine Dark Sea, the eight stories follow a similar vein and includes the chilling ‘Your Tiny Hand is Frozen.’ These later stories of Aickman are more substantial and, in my opinion, more confident in the skewed world the writer portrays.   First published in the USA in and in the UK in The Wine-Dark Sea contains eight stories that will leave the reader unsettled as the protagonists' fears and desires, at once illogical and terrifying, culminate in a disturbing yet enigmatic ending. For fans of the horror genre Robert Aickman is a must : Faber and Faber.

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Send me weekly book recommendations and inside scoop. 'The Wine Dark Sea' is a fabulous collection by an unjustly neglected author. Robert Aickman writes stories unparalleled by any other writer. It's not hyperbole to call him the finest spooky story writer of the 20th century.

This particular collection, published several years after Aickman's death, gathers together several of his later by: 1. And take this veil, and wind it round your waist. It has divine power, and you need not fear injury or death. But when you clasp the land, unwind it once more, and cast it far out onto the wine-dark sea, and turn your eyes away.’ With this, the goddess gave him the veil, and like a sea mew dived at the stormy sea, and the dark wave covered her.

In Homer's two epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey, the phrase "wine-dark sea" occurs dozens of ly, it's more like "wine-looking" (oinops, from oinos, wine and op- the root for "see.

Wine has often been compared to blood in literature and the series of stories by Leonardo Sciascia about his native Sicily, The Wine Dark Sea play to this. Thomas Cahill in his book, "Sailing the Wine Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter" uses the phrase to invoke an air of mystery.

This book is not fiction, it is actually quite an excellent. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The wine-dark sea by Robert Aickman,Arbor House edition, in English - 1st ed.

The wine-dark sea ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 1.The Wine-Dark Sea was an American collection of Aickman's absolute best stories. These were NOT his most popular, likeable or entertaining stories, but the ones that had the overall best quality if you were evaluating them from an artistic or psychological perspective/5(30).The Wine Dark Sea User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

A traveler finds and loses paradise on an island in "The Wine Dark Sea'' while another voyager's dreams come all too true in "Never Visit Venice.''4/5(1).