rival those of the three stars in Orion's Belt: 1.7 (Alnilam
The three stars are called Alnitak, Alnilam
and Mintaka, names derived from the Arabic words for "the line", years time - it's something of a "live fast, die young" life for this trio.
You need to remember that the Alnilam
protagonist is not so much ahuman as superhuman, or perhaps ahuman and superhuman, without attempting to be so.
The theory states that the three Giza pyramids have been built to align with the three bright stars of Orion's belt: Alnitak, Alnilam
, and Mintaka.
They are Mintaka, Alnilam
, and Alnitak, and they point down to Sirius, the brightest star up there and part of the constellation Canis Major.
Made up of seven stars - Betelgeuse, Rigel, Bellatrix, Mintaka, Alnilam
, Alnitak and Saiph - Orion, often referred to as The Hunter in reference to Greek mythology, is the most visible star cluster in the night sky.
Meanwhile, at Capannelle in Italy, Alnilam
became the latest Italian bonus winner when taking the 5f maiden.
Orion looms above you in the east a few hours after dark; the three bright jewels of his belt are, from left to right, Alnitak, Alnilam
, and Mintaka.
Meyers alleged that I compared Proust's Marcel to Frank Cahill, the "rough hero" of Dickey's Alnilam
, but I did nothing of the sort.
In addition to a short list of superb poems, Dickey has written a hugely successful cult novel, Deliverance, and two highly experimental, less auspicious novels, Alnilam
and To the White Sea.
Dickey's later work includes Sorties: Journal and New Essays (1971); Jericho: The South Beheld (with Hubert Shuptrine, 1974), a coffee-table book; The Central Motion: Poems 1968-1979 (1983), which comprises The Eye-Beaters, Blood, Victory, Madness, Buckhead and Mercy (1970), The Zodiac (1976), and The Strength of Fields (1979); Puella (1982) and The Eagle's Mile (1990), books of poems; and Alnilam
(1987), a novel.