The second prize was awarded to Kyrgyz sculptor Adil Setaliev for his "Bird Dononbai -- foreteller
Birds literally pervade Mahon's poetry and are often seen as redemptive creatures (as in 'Bird Sanctuary'), and here the bird not only evokes the (albeit meagre, considering its 'thin cries') possibility of flight denied to the 'uncycled' Molloy, but also acts as the symbolic foreteller
of an end, just as the bells had done in 'Exit Molloy'.
Likewise, his possessing a needle indicates that Jesus' asceticism was not complete and kept him from reaching the highest heavens; ultimately, Jesus' role as a forerunner and foreteller
of Muhammad contributes to such limitedness.
Like the messenger angel who visits the biblical Mary and announces the birth of Christ, his role in the text is that of guide or foreteller
, for it is he who offers Mariam directions to Bailey's Cafe.
One new documentary airing January 17th, Ayn Rand and the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged, hails Rand as a kind of prophet, a foreteller
of the failure of an over-stepping government bent on exploiting the creators of wealth, while all the while squashing human initiative.
For instance, Australian buyers, fuelled by the success of European purchases such as My Kingdom Of Fife and Foreteller
among others, spent 2.
That kind of divination was, nevertheless, different from the prophecies of Fata and Norns: the destiny that Elves (or Men) foretold was not a decision of the foreteller
(as, say, "the princess shall pierce her hand with a spindle and die of the wound").
The rise in fee for Danehill stallion Dansili follows a year that has yielded six individual Group/Grade 1 winners, including top-flight filly The Fugue, dual Australian scorer Foreteller
and Dank, winner of the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf this month.
The US, Hong Kong, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Greece and the Czech Republic are just a handful of countries that will soon welcome Tattersalls graduates, but following in the footsteps of Group 1 winners Foreteller
and Glencadam Gold, many lots will be crossing the equator to race in Australia.
Antipodean trainer Chris Waller, who saddles next week's Melbourne Cup hope Foreteller
, a graduate of this sale, parted with 145,000gns each for Circus Turn and Beyond Thankful.