Figures of the Earth James Branch Cabell

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Published: September 1st 2009

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Figures of the Earth  by  James Branch Cabell

Figures of the Earth by James Branch Cabell
September 1st 2009 | Nook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: | 3.34 Mb

Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances (1921) is a fantasy novel or ironic romance by James Branch Cabell, set in the imaginary French province of Poictesme during the first half of the 13th century. The book follows the earthly career of DomMoreFigures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances (1921) is a fantasy novel or ironic romance by James Branch Cabell, set in the imaginary French province of Poictesme during the first half of the 13th century.

The book follows the earthly career of Dom Manuel the Redeemer from his origins as a swineherd, thru his elevation to the rank of Count of Poictesme, to his death. It forms the 2nd volume of Cabells gigantic Biography of the Life of Manuel.The other saying, Manuel replied, I cannot utter. Yet I wish I were not forced to confess this. It sounds badly. At all events, I love Niafer better than I love any other person, but I do not value Niafers life more highly than I value my own life, & it would be nonsense to say so.

No- my life is very necessary to me, & there is a geas upon me to make a figure in this world before I leave it.



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