Mount Analogue has ratings and reviews. Jimmy said: It’s a miracle that this book even exists. A book we were never meant to have, existing onl. The mountain always lies in wait for the chance to trip you up. This excerpt is from René Daumal’s Mount Analogue: A Tale of Non-Euclidian and Symbolically . Nowhere did Daumal come closer to communicating most clearly something of his life to penetrating than in his last, unfinished novel, Mount Analogue (). Rolland de Reneville and the other Simplists, the nineteen-year-old Daumal.

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Very frustrating, yes, but it leaves one free to continue it in one’s head my miniature Shambhala edition also has Daumal’s notes for part of the unfinished novel.

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Exploits and Opinions of Dr Faustroll Pataphysician. Turns out that there is a flourishing community at base of the mountain, with a currency of its own, altered religious practices, its own understanding of law and order, linguistic and social variations. There is an art of conducting oneself in the lower regions by the memory of what one saw higher up.


But even books of allegories mustn’t be too forthright; they must circle around their themes in a carefree manner that denotes dedication but not monomania. The Alchemist Paulo Coelho. Wasn’t there pleasure to be had in such writing? View all 4 comments. I don’t get it. Kudos to Gurdjieff as well – his influence deserves to be ac So much truth in this brilliantly intuitive and insightful allegory that once you finish reading it, you will want to scream out loud ‘I got it!

The World’s Wisdom Philip Novak. While climbing, take note of all the difficulties along your path. I put my thing down, fold it and reverse it.

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Umberto Eco wrote that when he tried to remove all the unnecessary words or expressions from a Dumas novel to make it slicker for his translation it had lost its effect. All products were great buys. It symbolizes a spiritual experience. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: In this book, the characters are stick figures with the single exception of Pierre Sogoland the world is drawn in outline. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Divine communion time is here little kitties. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This probably belongs to some 19th century genre of fiction I know nothing about. Nevertheless, Daumal prepares the way, like the campers before him.

Furthermore, I had an alpinist’s passionate love of mountains. Takeo Takei, Children’s Days in Japan, pamphlet. Did he plan the novel such that the group would never get to reach the peak? The World’s First Fantasy Magazine: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.


I May Be Some Time: Notes on Daumal’s Mount Analogue

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Feb 12, Ben Winch rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood. Vintage Cuban Book Covers. As they are completely fresh in my renw and concern the first difficulties a beginner encounters, they may be more useful to beginners making their first ascents than treatises written by professionals.

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It’s all just a vehicle for Daumel to deliver his ideas. An Ophidian Extravaganza part 2. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J. The best point of comparison is with Pym because both books are silly and pointless romps through the ocean that end in vagu Daumal’s mountain holds none of the mystery, dread, or sense of expanded consciousness of Stapeldon’s Star Maker, Melville’s Moby Dick, Poe’s Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym or Lovecrafts At the Mountains of Madness.