Beyond Brightness by Sanja Särman,Lawrence Gray

By Sanja Särman,Lawrence Gray

past BRIGHTNESS is a succession of stories the place characters, a lot of whom are either somber and ridiculous, have the sinews in their will reduce via the knife of destiny, or wish. Särman sometimes looks arguing that those phenomena come right down to one and a similar factor; adducing sentiment as evidence. simply because the carbon present in diamonds comes from the residing and the lifeless alike, so goals, lapses of idea, involuntary visions and sheer boredom are indiscriminately reworked into the gemstone of the specified type of feeling Särman capitalizes on – a sense which, if it had a reputation, will be love of destiny. “Ave fatum, gratia vidum” is the prayer that resurfaces repeatedly during this quantity, a prayer that asks for no intercession, no monitor among oneself and one’s future. even though the characters are apparently individuated, the guts degree during this booklet is occupied by way of Särman’s lyrical voice, shot via and during with mystical soreness, and a similar stubbornly immature longing which characterised Leopardi’s “rage to dwell” during this wasteland we name the world.

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