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I met a traveller in an antique land

Connie Willis

I met a traveller in an antique land

by Connie Willis

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading,
  • Bloggers,
  • Magic,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementConnie Willis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.I45652 .I3 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 pages
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954613M
    ISBN 101596068760
    ISBN 109781596068766
    OCLC/WorldCa1013589110

      I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land is a novella (88 pages in hardback). If you love books, you will enjoy this story—because it is about books. Real books, in bookstores, with a little magic thrown in, perhaps. If you love technology, you might be a bit chastened. And if you love both, you’ll love this story.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. I met a traveller in an antique land by Connie Willis; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Books and reading, Bloggers, Magic, Fiction.

    I met a Traveler in an Antique Land He led me through tales of his travels Familiar lands, Familiar people, Each precious memory bound in it's own book. I met a Traveler from an Antique Land Worn from years, worn from distance We parted with a nod and a smile, Years ago, so long ago. Now, I am a Traveler from an Antique Land. Cover art for November-December issue of "Asimov's Science Fiction" Magazine. Vol Number 11 & Illustration for the short story • I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land • by Connie Willis Best Cover Art in the Asi.

    I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land by Connie Willis. Connie Willis is funny, insightful, and writes great SciFi romances. I’ll read anything she writes so this is one top of my list. Her time travel series are my favorite, but her stand alones are great as well. Release Date: April My Oxford Year by Julia Whelan. Read the passage from "Ozymandias." I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read.


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I met a traveller in an antique land by Connie Willis Download PDF EPUB FB2

As I read Met a Traveller in an Antique Land, I heard echoes of Willis’s other works: the despair from Lincoln’s Dreams, the hurried search through the maze-like corridors of Passage, the snatch-and-grab time-traveling of To Say Nothing of the Dog, and the tongue-in-cheek wit of Bellwether and Blued Moon/5(91).

The novella I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land (title taken from the Shelley poem Ozymandias) is a meditation My enthusiasm dates back to when I read my first Connie Willis book, Doomsday Book. After that, I sought out as many of her novels as I could find/5.

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I've been a fan of the author for decades, and this piece, though only 88 pages, shines with her humor, sharp wit, and style/5. I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land packs a lot of passion into 80 pages.

The first thing I read by Willis was Bellwether with its protagonist who visited libraries specifically to check out books to rescue them from deaccessioning. I've also read her London Blitz duology, so it was fairly easy to recognize the underpinnings of the story/5.

From beloved, multiple-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author Connie Willis comes I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land, a novella about the irreplaceable magic of books.

My Review: If you love books, this is a terrific story/5. I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land is a love letter to the world of books, celebrating the magic of holding a book in your hands, only for it to vanish forever.

Willis, with her ever-deft touch, manages to make trenchant commentary on society’s advancement while offering a melancholy look at the relationship we form with stories, all. Download I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land by Connie Willis in PDF EPUB format complete free. Brief Summary of Book: I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land by Connie Willis.

Here is a quick description and cover image of book I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land written by Connie Willis which was published in You can read this. I MET A TRAVELLER IN AN ANTIQUE LAND by But when he recognizes himself in the pages of a mysterious book from the university library, he's unnerved—and determined to uncover the truth.

What begins as a journey for answers turns into something much bigger, and Zachary must decide whether to trust the handsome stranger he meets at a Author: Connie Willis. From beloved, multiple-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author Connie Willis comes I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land, a novella about.

Ozymandias. I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: "Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things.

What follows is our summary and analysis of Shelley’s ‘Ozymandias’, our attempt to get to grips with this challenging and haunting poem.

Ozymandias. I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: ‘Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert.

Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown. Buy I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land Signed, Limited by Willis, Connie, Foster, Jon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book /5(71).

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Jim is in New York City at Christmastime shopping a book based on his blog—Gone for Good—premised on the fact that “bein 4/5. From beloved, multiple-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author Connie Willis comes I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land, a novella about the irreplaceable magic of books.

Limited: signed numbered hardcover copies (excerpt: As our narrator ducks out of a rainy New York street into a mysterious bookshop). By Percy Bysshe Shelley. Highlight Actions. Disable annotations. I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone. Stand in the desert Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read.

I met a traveler from an antique land. June 2, at am (books, Italian journey, Italy, Travel) One of my mother’s many gifts to me was a sense of the richness of the artistic and historical heritage of Western Europe.

The phrase "antique land" reinforces this idea. To me, saying the traveler's land is antique means it is old-fashioned and no longer worth anything except as a memory. I met a traveller from an antique land September 1, at pm (archaeology, Book review, books) a post in which I describe the way in which Kerry Greenwood’s novel sent me hurtling back in time to the world’s first great civilization.

Out of the Black Land was a great read, for sure, but it was more than that. As a recreation. Get an answer for 'Why does Shelley use "a traveller from an antique land" as a storyteller in the poem "Ozymandias"? that the "traveler" is a writer and Shelley "met" him in a book or text.Ozymandias - I met a traveller from an antique land.

49 Go thou to Rome,—at once the Paradise, The grave, the city, and the wilderness; And where its wrecks like shattered mountains rise, And flowering weeds, and fragrant copses dress The bones of Desolation's nakedness Pass, till the spirit of the spot shall lead Thy footsteps to a slope of green access Where, like an infant's ."Ozymandias" (/ ˌ ɒ z i ˈ m æ n d i ə s / oz-ee-MAN-dee-əs) is the title of two related sonnets published in The first was written by the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (–) and was published in the 11 January issue of The Examiner of London.

The poem was included the following year in Shelley's collection Rosalind and Helen, A Modern Country: England.