Ruan The theme itself is ageless man s aspiration to be himself and to escape to that kind of life which to him is freedom the promise of the far isles Young Ruan nephew of a high priest is destined for

  • Title: Ruan
  • Author: Bryher
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 430
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The theme itself is ageless man s aspiration to be himself and to escape to that kind of life which to him is freedom the promise of the far isles Young Ruan, nephew of a high priest, is destined for the priesthood himself Turbulent and restless for adventure, he feels caged and longs for the high seas At last he breaks free and sets out on the quest for those islandThe theme itself is ageless man s aspiration to be himself and to escape to that kind of life which to him is freedom the promise of the far isles Young Ruan, nephew of a high priest, is destined for the priesthood himself Turbulent and restless for adventure, he feels caged and longs for the high seas At last he breaks free and sets out on the quest for those islands which are to him both an image and reality The sights, sounds, passions and ordeals of Celtic Britain filter through Bryher s haunting prose from the jacket cover

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    1. Beautifully written novel of a young man, Ruan, in late 6th century Cornwall. When we meet him he is training as a Celtic priest [the author never uses the actual word Druid]. Ruan feels he is not fitted for that life and runs away to sea. He becomes a crew member of the shipSeagull ; has many adventures; makes new friends; an old friend from his childhood betrays him; and he makes an exciting escape with a Welsh slave from the bogs of Ireland to the forests of Wales. Should he join a Finnish ca [...]

    2. This was interesting from a historical perspective, but it was very surface-level, and, even though it was character-driven, I did not Ruan compelling.

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