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Ths to which outstanding individuals have driven themselves in passionate pursuit of knowled. This is a pretty cool book of sprawling essays on obscure but interesting history stuff like the Vikings in Greenland early anthropology and the many hoaxes and misapprehensions it overcame and the nastier details of Antarctic exploration

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The White Lantern

With his customary droll humor Connell brings to life in these seven essays advances made in. Picked up this book because Dud was reading it on Lodge 49 and I d read Connell s Son of the Morning Star previously Really enjoyed The White Lantern Historical essays on less mainstream stuff like Vikings South Pole Exploration and Astronomy There s an undercurrent of wry humor borderline sarcasm throughout the book that I think I misunderstood initially Connell pokes fun at a lot of the blunders and missteps explorers and scientists have made in their efforts to understand our world and our universe But I think ultimately he s making the point that as much as we think we ve learned and are certain of we probably still don t know the half of it

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8 thoughts on “The White Lantern

  1. says:

    Picked up this book because Dud was reading it on Lodge 49 and I'd read Connell's Son of the Morning Star previously Really enjoyed The White Lantern Historical essays on less mainstream stuff like Vikings South Pole Exploration and Astronomy There's an undercurrent of wry humor borderline sarcasm throughout the book that I think

  2. says:

    I have to give this 5 stars because Connell somehow managed to write an educational historical book of essays some

  3. says:

    This book is a gem that I return to every couple of years It is a collection of historical essays covering the breadth of human history Evan Connell is the ultimate autodidact and his knowledge about obscure but i

  4. says:

    A seuel of sorts to Connell's A Long Desire every bit as mind blowing to anyone unfamiliar with its subjects the exploration often by eccentrics of forgotten ignored or misunderstood realms and perhaps a tad tedious given that its essays are with a single exception longer than those in Desire Still it's than w

  5. says:

    A great book A Long Desire was mostly about man's desire and find This one focuses on what e know enough about

  6. says:

    This is a pretty cool book of sprawling essays on obscure but interesting history stuff like the Vikings in Greenland early anthropology and the many hoaxes and misapprehensions it overcame and the nastier details of Antarctic exploration

  7. says:

    Excellent essays covering a wide range of science and history

  8. says:

    Almost rambling in the way it jumps from topic to topic