The Angel at the Gate Wilson Harris. First published in , The Angel at the Gate is offered to readers as Wilson Harris's analysis and interpretation of the 'automatic writing' of 'Mary Stella Holiday': an assumed name for the secretary and patient of the late Father Joseph Marsden.
Through Marsden - the medical care he arranged for her and the sessions he provided in Angel Inn which gave scope to her 'automatic talents' - that illness became a catalyst of compassion through which she penetrated layers of social and psychical deprivation to create a remarkable fictional life for 'Stella' apart from 'Mary' in order to unravel the thread that runs through a diversity of association in past and present 'fictional lives. More books by this author. Category: Fiction. Certainly, the sudden disappearance of a loved one, and a search for them in the face of suspicion and distrust usually based on the fact that proof cannot be produced that the missing person was ever in a given place is a particularly familiar plot; anyone who has seen the film directed by Terence Fisher So Long at the Fair will be familiar with it.
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More filters. Sort order. She was no virgin of state and yet her desire to change the world was the foundation of Utopian marriage to god.
Pictures and models gestured at her from obsessed wall, like mutes of galactic space, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, and others far dis She was no virgin of state and yet her desire to change the world was the foundation of Utopian marriage to god. Her plucked eyes roamed space beside an enclosure of admired, yet endangered creatures two hundred and more years later.
The family of Mack the Knife was composed of jealous slices and resemblances, divisions within divisions within divisions. The flamingos were cavorting upon the bed of narcissi where eighteenth-century Marsden was buried in Paradise Park though no one knew.
Living epitaph. First, as they danced, one noticed the imperceptible yet vaguely outlined miniature hump on their backs. The camel of god on which invisible soul rides. Second, one noted the taut twine of their legs, so apparently fragile, so whittled and shaven, it seemed to tie them into premises of space as if they were alighting less on earth than on another planet, space-ship flamingo on which invisible soul sails to another world. Third, the swan-like neck was tipped at its extremity with a head and a black beak, phallus of soul.
Fourth, the scarlet edges upon the wings were automatic fires of dawn and noon and sunset. Funeral pyre. View 2 comments. Robert added it Aug 15, Nick Morilland marked it as to-read Jul 10, Sergey Osipov marked it as to-read Sep 11,