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  • The White Lantern
  • Evan S. Connell
  • English
  • 23 March 2019
  • 9780865473645

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

  2. says:

    I have to give this 5 stars because Connell somehow managed to write an educational historical book of essays something I would norma

  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 C

  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 tedious given that its essays are with a single exception longer than those in Desire Still it's than worthy of a read If only there were books like it

  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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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