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An Essence of the Dusk, 5th Edition   By: (1863-1940)

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In the 5th edition of "An Essence of the Dusk" by F. W. Bain, readers are transported into a world filled with stunning imagery and profound emotions. From the first page, the author captures our attention, weaving a tale that is both delicate and enchanting.

Bain's writing style is poetic and evocative, painting vivid pictures of the setting as well as the characters. His descriptions of the dusk, a time when the boundary between light and darkness blurs, are particularly breathtaking. Through his words, readers can almost feel the gentle breeze and see the vibrant colors of the fading daylight.

The characters in "An Essence of the Dusk" are beautifully developed, each with their own unique voice and struggles. The protagonist, drawn to the mysteries of the evening, embarks on a personal journey of self-discovery. As we witness their growth and transformation, Bain delves into profound themes of love, loss, and the pursuit of meaning in life.

One of the novel's greatest strengths lies in the author's ability to capture the complexity of human emotions. In a world where darkness and light converge, the characters grapple with their inner demons, desires, and fears. Bain's exploration of these intricate emotions adds depth and authenticity to the narrative, making it relatable to readers of all backgrounds.

The pacing of the book is relatively slow, as Bain takes his time to fully immerse readers into the ambiance of the dusk. While this may not appeal to those seeking fast-paced action, it perfectly aligns with the overall tone and atmosphere of the story. Readers who appreciate lyrical and contemplative prose will find themselves engrossed in the captivating world Bain has crafted.

Furthermore, "An Essence of the Dusk" subtly embeds philosophical and spiritual themes throughout its pages. Through introspective dialogues and profound insights, the author invites readers to reflect on the meaning of life and the transient nature of existence. These philosophical undertones add an intellectual depth to the story, elevating it beyond a mere tale of romance and adventure.

While the 5th edition of "An Essence of the Dusk" by F. W. Bain may not be a book for everyone, it is undeniably a mesmerizing and thought-provoking read for those who appreciate rich, poetic prose and profound storytelling. With its stunning imagery, compelling characters, and contemplative themes, this edition is a testament to Bain's skill as a writer. It is sure to leave a lasting impression on those who dare to venture into the twilight realm he has masterfully created.

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Love turns venom, now I see, Flouted Beauties vipers be.






More generally known, perhaps, than any other Hindoo legend, is the story of the demon, RÁHU, who brings about ECLIPSES, by devouring the Sun and Moon. For when the gods had upchurned the nectar, the delectable Butter of the Brine, Ráhu's mouth watered at the very sight of it: and "in the guise of a god" he mingled unperceived among them, to partake. But the Sun and Moon, the watchful Eyes of Night and Day, detected him, and told Wishnu, who cast at him his discus, and cut his body from his head: but not until the nectar was on the way down his throat. Hence, though the body died, the head became immortal: and ever since, a thing unique, "no body and all head," a byword among philosophers, he takes revenge on Sun and Moon, the great Taletellers, by "gripping" them in his horrid jaws, and holding on, till he is tired, or can be persuaded to let go. Hence, in some parts of India, the doleful shout of the country people at eclipses: Chor do! chor do[1]! and hence, also, the primary and surface meaning of our title: A Digit of the Moon in the Demon's grip : in plain English, an eclipse of the moon ... Continue reading book >>

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