Mount Analogue
Mount Analogue
Carol Cosman, René Daumal

René Daumal's Mount Analogue is a twentieth century classic, combining the author’s poetic gifts and philosophical accomplishments in a manner that is both entertaining to read and profound to contemplate.

Among other things, this is a marvelous tale in which the narrator/author, one of an intrepid company of eight, sets sail in the yacht Impossible to search for Mount Analogue, the solid, geographically located, albeit hidden, peak that reaches inexorably towards heaven—as Mount Olympus reached to the home of the Greek gods, or Mount Sinai to the presence of Yahweh.

Daumal, often described as one of the most gifted literary figures in twentieth-century France, died before the novel was completed, providing an uncanny one-way quality to the journey.

Title Mount Analogue
Authors Carol Cosman, René Daumal
Publisher Overlook Press
Title First Published 25 March 2004
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 120 p.
ISBN-10 1585673420
ISBN-13 9781585673421
Publication Date 25 March 2004
Main content page count 120
Weight 16 oz.

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