A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by the Scottish writer David Lindsay, first published in 1920. It combines fantasy, philosophy, and science fiction in an exploration of the nature of good and evil and their relationship with existence. Described by critic, novelist, and philosopher Colin Wilson as the "greatest novel of the twentieth century", it was a central influence on C. S. Lewis' Space Trilogy, and through him on J. R. Tolkien, who said he read the book "with avidity"
LibriVox recording of A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay. A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by Scottish writer David Lindsay, first published in 1920. It has been described by critic and philosopher Colin Wilson as the "greatest novel of the twentieth century" and was a central influence on C. Lewis's Space Trilogy.
Complete your Vakula collection. Notes: The album takes its title from David Lindsay's 1920 sci-fi novel of the same name which is cited as a formative influence on . Tolkien and Clive Barker. Additionally the tracks are named after the chapters of the book. 19 Hours Prior To Arcturus. Maskull’s First Day On Tormance.
A Voyage to Arcturus. Last updated Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 14:18. To the best of our knowledge, the text of this work is in the Public Domain in Australia. eBooksaide The University of Adelaide Library University of Adelaide South Australia 5005.
Apparently David Lindsay said once that he would never be famous, but that as long as our civilisation endured, at least one person a year would read him. I think he was probably right. This is not a well-written book, and there is very little character development - but it is full of amazing, larger-than-life ideas, and some of it will stick in your mind for ever. How I first came to learn about David Lindsay's A Voyage to Arcturus was in a strange cookbook I saw in the early 1970s written by a hippie who decided to use as the heading of each page a recommended book title. One of the books was this one, but it took me over forty years to get around to reading it. I remember liking many of the cookbook author's recommendations, and my library is full of them; and yet I cannot remember the name of the cookbook or its author.
Simply by closing our eyes, we can travel to distant dimensions and exotic worlds. ilikeart Great peace in this album, it helps me focus. Santiago Niño and his latest collaborative work with Natural Life Essence, A Voyage to Arcturus, is a soul-warming homage to the original novel by David Lindsay. It’s as if the 1920’s sci-fi story was morphed into an ambient audioscape, a spiritual array of intimate drone and astral instrumentations.
A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by the Scottish writer David Lindsay. First published in 1920, it combines fantasy. Lindsay offers an imaginative diatribe against a world hopelessly blind to it's true spiritual nature in A VOYAGE TO ARCTURUS. The "hero" is Maskull, but he represents Everyman, and the world he visits is Tormance, which is Earth in disguise, stripped of it's nuances and complexities. Tormance is a world of physical and psychological extremes circling the larger of the twin suns comprising the star Arcturus. Maskull is on a quest for the truth, but it's more a result of compulsion than volition
A Voyage to Arcturus.
|1||The Seance ~ In The Street||30:24|
|2||Starkness ~ The Voice ~ The Night Of Departure||38:24|
|5||The Lusion Plain||29:27|
|10||The Wombflash Forest||17:56|
- Producer [Creator] – Rafi Simcha
- Read By – Rafi Metz
NotesFantasy novel, read in English language, with sound effects. The first few chapters (tracks 1, 2) are abridged.
Run time: 14.5 Hours.
Recorded at 11.025 kHz sampling frequency.
Track durations as obtained by software.
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