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Ancient Light
12-Sep-2012

Ancient Light

I'm currently reading John Banville's latest novel 'Ancient Light'.
As can be expected from this Booker Prize winning author, the prose
is wonderfully evocative.
The central character, an aging actor, sits in his attic preparing for his first film role, and looks back on the passionate affair which he had, aged 15, with his best friend's mother.
The story is beautifully told even if it makes somewhat uncomfortable reading for the mother of a teenage boy!

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danad28-Sep-2012 13:53
A beautiful play between light, darkness and shadows. I like it very much. V.
Tom LeRoy14-Sep-2012 15:35
Excellent composition, light and shadow play are superb. V
Stephanie13-Sep-2012 17:21
Lovely lighting! :)
globalgadabout13-Sep-2012 13:59
richly evocative image...Banville's latest sounds intriguing..V
Blandine Mangin13-Sep-2012 12:05
very beautiful compo ! v
LynnH13-Sep-2012 11:28
Excellent composition and clever idea for today's photo! V
Neal Nye13-Sep-2012 11:06
Beautiful shadows. The lighting couldn't be better!
Yvonne13-Sep-2012 02:38
A really lovely image, especially with the long shadows! v
Frank Brault13-Sep-2012 00:51
Fantastic light and shadows, as well as marvelous graphics. V
sue anne13-Sep-2012 00:20
Very nice presentation and looks for good reading.
Sheila12-Sep-2012 23:33
Terrific shadows here and a lovely still life.
Karen Stuebing12-Sep-2012 22:27
Enchanting light and shadow and a beautiful still life. The book sounds like a good read. V.
Máire Uí Mhaicín12-Sep-2012 19:53
A fine composition, Mairéad, with great use of light and shade.
Peter Sussex12-Sep-2012 19:49
Wonderful concept and outcome, my compliments! V
Walter O. Koenig12-Sep-2012 19:45
Great composition with this lighting, shadows, and black background. "V"
Helen Betts12-Sep-2012 19:24
A beautifully composed and captured still life, Margaret! The book sounds pretty good as well, although I understand why it might give you pause for thought ;-). V.
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