➶ [Read] ➲ Something about Eve By James Branch Cabell ➾ – Dolove.info

Something about Eve Something About Eve, An Entry In The Poictesme Series, Shows Its Non Hero Feebly Intending To Gain Promised Glory Awaiting In The Land Of Antan But Forever Delayed On Mispec Moor Anagram Compromise , Wearing Literal Rose Colored Spectacles And Beguiled By The Woman Maya, While Bolder Folk Like Solomon And Odysseus Pass By On The Road To Antan The Encyclopedia Of Fantasy A kind of alternative take on Cabell s best known protagonist, the lecherous poet Jurgen Here the poet resists the seductions of women but winds up in the same domestic situation just the same Unlike most of Cabell s stories, this is meant as a happy ending Cabell notes in the intro that what Gerald loses by not achieving his dream he makes up for in contentment Probably 3.5 stars Been a very long time since I ve read this, but I do remember not anticipating liking this one very much because of the cover or the blurb reading it last after Jurgen, Figures of Earth, The Silver Stallion, Cream of the Jest and maybe one other Cabell book I could conjure up But I ended up liking this, along with the Silver Satllion, best These two books are what I d recommend to anyone curious about Cabell.


About the Author: James Branch Cabell

James Branch Cabell was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles lettres Cabell was well regarded by his contemporaries, including H L Mencken, Edmund Wilson, and Sinclair Lewis His works were considered escapist and fit well in the culture of the 1920s, when they were most popular For Cabell, veracity was the one unpardonable sin, not merely against art, but against human welfare.


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