A more evanescent realm

Arnold Böcklin, Isle of the Dead, 1883.

“None of it is real, though, because reality lies in a different, more evanescent realm. These are only the names of some of the places in the archipelago of dreams. The true reality is the one you perceive around you, or that which you are fortunate enough to imagine for yourself.” 

Christopher Priest, The Affirmation
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One thought on “A more evanescent realm”

  1. ‘The Affirmation’ is a great book that transcends the boundaries of genre, showing the very best Science Fiction shares all great literature’s ability to change how we see the world. And who doesn’t like a bit of meta-fiction now and again?

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