Monday, June 27, 2011

The Tale of the Unknown Island

Happy endings.... or beginnings?

Then, as soon as the sun had risen, the man and the woman went to paint in white letters on both sides of the prow the name that the caravel still lacked.  Around midday, with the tide, The Unknown Island finally set to sea, in search of itself.

The Tale of the Unknown Island
by Jose Saramago
winner of the Nobel prize for literature in 1998

illustrations by Peter Sis

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