By Ford R. Phillips
East of the solar and West of the Moon is an enjoyable choice of brief tales that each one occur in and round the small, fictional southern IL city of McClane. the writer, Ford R. Phillips, grew up in a truly small city in southern Illinois, very like McClane, and those tales and the characters therein are all by-product of that have. the importance of the book’s name is defined within the preface:
“Now, acknowledged the outdated girl, i feel you had greater take my horse and journey to the East Wind and ask him. it can be that he is aware how one can the land East of the solar and West of the Moon.” … from an outdated Norwegian people tale.
The little city of McClane is now “East of the sunlight and West of the Moon.” It not exists, other than within the far away and dust-laden thoughts of the entire those that have left it. the city, the writer knew, isn't any longer there. it's been thoroughly swept away by way of the repeated wave activities of time.
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