Book beginnings: Oblivion

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Oblivion

I stand at the boundary of Europe. Here, every cliff above the ocean reveals the yellow bone of stone and the ocher-red soil, looking like flesh; the bone crumbles under the blows of the waves, the flesh of the soil devours the tide. The ocean is so vast that eyes cannot encompass it. Here, Europe ends; the shore recedes, as if the continent was drawing into itself.
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Oblivion,
by Sergei Lebedev

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8 thoughts on “Book beginnings: Oblivion

  1. It’s almost a sad beginning, though I think the author’s descriptions are spot on. I would have to find out more about this book before I picked it up but I do think the author has an interesting voice so far. Here’s my Friday meme

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