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Αμοργός

Why some islands are not just islands?

 

Why can some islands be both real and fictional?

 

Why do some islands attain a second life in literature?

 

What do some islands seem to attract big ideas, illusions and dreams?

 

Why are some islands, more often than others, chosen as sceneries of tales of escape?

 

Why do some islands appear in novels, satires, utopias and moral tales, more than other islands?

 

Why some islands, besides being made of rocks and soil like all islands, can also be, as I am calling them, paper islands?

 

This photo was inspired by the above questions.

Read more in my blog entry: "Paper Island"

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Uploaded on June 30, 2006