[LMB] Spirit Ring, Chapter 3

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 22:56:00 BST 2021


I just finished reading "The  Furthest Station" the book about the ghosts
in jars. It's a good read.

On Thu, Oct 7, 2021, 4:52 PM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I inherited a ancient Coptic lamp that looks it could hold a genie. I used
> to rub it but alas,  no genie came out with three wishes.
>
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2021, 9:47 AM Tony Zbaraschuk via Lois-Bujold <
> lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Oct 7, 2021 at 9:43 AM brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>>
>> > I suspect magic lamps started from one story, as they don’t make much
>> > sense.
>> >
>>
>> 1001 Nights; the story of Aladdin.  Anyone know of an earlier source for
>> this?
>>
>> What other devices have had souls/spirits embedded in them?
>> >
>>
>> The Rivers of London books have a couple of stories with souls captured in
>> jars.  Probably not the only such versions.
>>
>>
>> Tony Zbaraschuk
>>
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