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The island of second sight

Albert Vigoleis Thelen

The island of second sight

from the applied recollections of Vigoleis

by Albert Vigoleis Thelen

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Published by Overlook Press in New York (N.Y.) .
Written in English

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    Translation from the German of: Insel des zwelten Gesichs.

    StatementAlbert Vigoleis Thelen ; translated from the German by Donald O. White
    ContributionsWhite, Donald O.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination730 p.
    Number of Pages730
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27138523M
    ISBN 101468301160
    ISBN 109781468301168
    OCLC/WorldCa778419249

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      Witchcraft & Second Sight in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland Tales and Traditions Collected Entirely from Oral Sources Contents: Black witchcraft -- White witchcraft -- Death warnings -- Second sight -- Hobgoblins -- The Celtic year. Language: English: LoC Class: BF: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Psychology, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. The Island of Second Sight; The Island of Second Sight. Octo Praise be to Heaven and all the Saint for bestowing upon us finlly an Adventure that shall yield us Profit! Don Quixote de la Mancha. Puta la madre, puta la hija, puta la manta que las cobija. Old Spanish Proverb.


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Donald O. White's translation of Albert Vigoleis Thelen's The Island of Second Sight is unbelievably good. The novel, written in German in yet set on the Spanish island of Mallorca in the s, presents a formidable challenge to the translator: Thelen's writing is brilliantly witty, acerbic, self-aware, multilingual and ever conscious of /5(15).

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