Re: Margie re The Zahir
- --- In CompositionArtJournals@yahoogroups.com, Janice Brown
> Margie - the novel is set in Paris and central Asia ... from the
> "the idea of the Zhir comes from Islamic tradition and is though tohave arisen at some point in the eighteenth century. Zahir in Arabic,
means visible, present, incapable of going unnoticed ... someone or
something that occupies our every thought"
>awhile; but I usually keep some notes as I read so I can recall it
> Author is Paulo Coelho and was translated from the Portuguese.
> don't know whether I'll be doing any entries in my diary for
>Thank you, Janice; I'll put this on my "to read" list. In the
> The Mermaid's Chair, I thought, was right up there with Secret Life
> bye for now
meantime, I'll look for your critique.
Also, I'll look into The Mermaid's Chair. Thanks for the reference.