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Black Sea from Persia’s Colchis – where Medea flees her home and father with Jason the Argonauts and the Golden Fleece Vann’s reimagining of this ancient tale offers a thrilling realist alternative to the long held notions of Medea as monster or sorceress We witness with dramatic urgency Medea’ 45 StarsVann s telling of his story of Jason and Medea begins aboard the Argo with Medea s father in pursuit She has ripped out all their hearts she knows Her fa Encounters with Rauschenberg urgency Medea’ 45 StarsVann s telling of his story of Jason and Medea begins aboard the Argo with Medea s father in pursuit She has ripped out all their hearts she knows Her fa

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In Bright Air Black David Vann transports us to 13th century BC to give a nuanced and electric portrait of the life of one of ancient mythology’s most fascinating and notorious women MedeaIn brilliant poetic prose Bright Air Black brings us aboard the ship Argo for its epic return journey across the Bright Air Black reuires a life preserve jacket while reading A Lightweight polyethylene foam coated vest with a polyester shell will give you the protection needed t Engendering Song us to 13th century BC to give a nuanced and electric portrait of the life of one of ancient mythology’s most fascinating and notorious women MedeaIn brilliant poetic prose Bright Air Black brings Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide us aboard the ship Argo for its epic return journey across the Bright Air Black reuires a life preserve jacket while reading A Lightweight polyethylene foam coated vest with a polyester shell will give you the protection needed t

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S humanity her Bronze Age roots and position in Greek society her love affair with Jason and her tragic demiseAtmospheric and spellbinding Bright Air Black is an indispensable fresh and provocative take on one of our earliest texts and the most intimate and corporal version of Medea’s story ever told This is a thing of beauty True and utter beautyDavid Vann retells the story of fabled Medea Anyone not knowing the myth should read it first or at least google it bef


10 thoughts on “Bright Air Black

  1. says:

    Bright Air Black reuires a life

  2. says:

    Thanks to Netgalley for this ARCI knew I was going to get a retelling of Medea from her point of view during the uest of The Golden Fleece and after with Jason but I wasn't uite prepared for just how beautiful the lines of the text were I mean getting it all from the PoV of Medea was a pretty awesome treat all by itself and found

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    Born to destroy kings born to reshape the world born to horrify and break and remake born to endure and never to be erased Hekate Medea than god and than woman alive now in the time of origin Bright Air Black is a lyrical ode to the rage and power and will of one woman Medea Spirited from the pages of Greek mythology and Euripides' Medea D

  4. says:

    Earlier this year I read the hugely popular Circe named for a demi goddess who becomes a witch A witch who sometimes turns men into pigs Once in a fit of jealousy she turned a nymph into a hideous multi headed swamp beast

  5. says:

    If I was to rate this book purely based on its language it would be a five star book hands down David Vann really knows how to write the most amazing sentences Some paragraphs were just breathtakingly beautiful in a truly uniue way He mixes short fragmented sentences with longer elaborate ones and the result is absolutely stunning There were so many instances where I had to pause reading just to appreciate the sheer genius of his

  6. says:

    45 StarsVann’s telling of his story of Jason and Medea begins aboard the Argo with Medea’s father in pursuit She has ripped out all their he

  7. says:

    Bright Air Black reuires and rewards rapt attention Like every other Vann novel the writing is a uniue mix of poetry and viscera There is really no one else who writes like this There is no one else who could have so deeply imagined Medea murdering her brother on the deck of Jason's ship as she flees with Jason from her f

  8. says:

    This is a thing of beauty True and utter beautyDavid Vann retells the story of fabled Medea Anyone not knowing the myth sh

  9. says:

    Bright Air Black is lyrical retelling of the story of Jason and Medea drawing on elements from the Argonautica and Euripides' Medea to craft a tale that's at once uniue and familiar Book I of David Vann's novel begins in medias res Medea has just killed her brother and is helping the Argonauts flee from her father Aeetes

  10. says:

    'Bright Air Black' by David Vann2 stars 4 out of 10Some months ago I read Christa Wolf's excellent version of 'Medea' so I was interested in reading David Vann's re working of the Medea mythIn this book Vann is retelling the story of Medea and Jason of Jason and the Argonauts very much from the point of view of Medea; but told in the third person and the present tense We are privy to her thoughts and her memo

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