By Alex Scarrow

It's early April 1945, deep in the bloodied days of global conflict II. The Nazi regime is being slowly throttled by way of the oncoming Russian and Allied armies and Hitler rages uselessly in his Berlin bunker. however the excessive command have yet one more throw of the cube to make. An audacious plan is hatched to save lots of the homeland and beat off the oncoming apocalypse. All it is going to take is a hodge-podge squadron of escort combatants, a captured U.S. bomber, and one brave yet suicidal pilot to fly it over the Atlantic into the thrashing middle of the USA. part a century later, a rusting aircraft is chanced on, sunk with its workforce, off the coast of recent York—a relic from a bygone age. Chris Roland, a super younger photographer, is shipped to take images of this time pill. however it is simply while he discovers that the fragments of Nazi uniforms at the decaying corpses that he realizes that he has encounter a mystery so negative that even 50 years later it might probably nonetheless kill him.

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C f. M arvell, To His Coy Mistress 19 7. C f. D a y , Parliament o f Bees: ›When o f the sudden, listening, you shall hear, ›A noise o f horns and hunting, which shall bring Anmerkungen zum Wüsten Land Zeile 63. 45 s. Dante: Inferno III, 5 5 -5 7 : Und ein so großer Zug des Volkes folgte Ihr nach, daß nimmermehr geglaubt ich hätte, Daß ihrer schon der Tod so viel’ entseelet. (Ü bers. Philalethes) Zeile 64. s. Dante: Inferno IV , 2 5 -2 7 : H ier, dem gemäß, was ich erlauschen konnte, G ab es kein Jammern, sondern nur wie Seufzer, D avon die ewgen Lüft erzittern mußten.

The jungle crouched, humped in silence. Then spoke the thunder 400 D a Datta: what have we given? M y friend, blood shaking m y heart The aw ful daring o f a moment’s surrender Which an age o f prudence can never retract B y this, and this only, we have existed Which is not to be found in our obituaries Or in memories draped by the beneficent spider Or under seals broken by the lean solicitor In our empty rooms 4 10 Da D ayadhvam : I have heard the key Turn in the door once and turn once only We think o f the key, each in his prison Thinking of the key, each confirms a prison Only at nightfall, aethereal rumours Revive for a moment a broken Coriolanus D a Ddmyata: The boat responded G aily, to the hand expert with sail and oar Das wüste Land 39 In diesem Moderschacht am Fuß der Berge, Im matten Mondlicht, da Grasgrannen singen Überm zerwühlten Totenacker rings ums Beinhaus, Beinhaus, wo nur der W in d sein Wesen treibt, Ist fensterlos, die Tür schwingt auf den Angeln Schilferige Knochen tun niemand mehr ein Leid.

Zeile 266 . Das Lied der drei Themsetöchter beginnt hier. V on Zeile 292 bis 306 sprechen sie abwechselnd. V gl. W agner: Götterdämme­ rung III, 1, das Lied der Rheintöchter. Zeile 279. s. James Anthony Froude (18 18 -18 9 4 ): Elizabeth, B a n d l, K a ­ pitel IV , Brief von de Quadra an Philipp von Spanien: ›A m Nachmittag fuhren w ir in einer Barke spazieren und sa­ hen uns die Spiele auf dem Fluß an. ‹ Zeile 293. s. ‹ (Ü bers. Philalethes) Zeile 307. s. St. ‹ D . ] Zeile 308. Der vollständige (englische) Text von Buddhas Feuerpredigt (die an Bedeutung der Bergpredigt entspricht), der diese W or­ te entnommen sind, findet sich übersetzt in H enry C lark W ar­ ren: Buddhism in Translation (H arvard Oriental Series).

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