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The Ebony Tower (1974) by John Fowles consists of 5 short novels with interlacing themes, built around a medieval myth: The Ebony Tower, Eliduc, Poor Koko, The Enigma and The Cloud.
The Ebony TowerEdit
- Henry Breasley: Paint. Just paint. This is my advice. And leave the clever talk to the poor sods who can't.
- The princess calls, but there is no one, now, to hear her.
- The tender pragmatisms of flesh have poetries no enigma - human or divine - can deminish or demean. Indeed, it can only cause them, and then walk out.