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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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(adjective) playing lightly on or over a surface; flickering / (adjective) softly bright or radiant / (adjective) marked by lightness or brilliance especially of expression

Highlighted phrases


Imagine lying there beneath such a pendulous chandelier of lambent gloom

—p.55 by Claire-Louise Bennett
3 months, 3 weeks ago

The speck was in his mind, and his mind was now lambent with rationality at all hours.

—p.480 by Jonathan Franzen
10 months ago

a lambent static only the trained adman's sticky ear can trap

—p.240 Westward the course of empire takes its way (231) by David Foster Wallace
6 years, 1 month ago

wondered then how eyes of men could grow so lambent, sinister, so educated among the halls of dread and the invisible

—p.595 by Thomas Pynchon
6 months ago

the intermittent birdsong, the lambent washes of subdued strings and synth, the shifts in atmosphere

—p.315 Look at the Light (315) by Mark Fisher
4 years, 5 months ago

the only glimmer the lambent marshlight of our flesh as we gesture towards difference

—p.94 by Diane di Prima
1 year ago

And but you can feel this false 'perspective,' these lambent, tourist-bringing-his-own-water attitudes Elvis got boycotted in the 50s for promoting lewdness and negritude.

—p.43 by David Foster Wallace
5 years, 11 months ago

The shadows moved about him but he sat unmoving as Annares rose above the alien hills at her full, mottled dun and bluish-white, lambent. The light of his world filled his empty hands.

the more i see this word, the more i like it

—p.77 by Ursula K. Le Guin
4 years, 6 months ago

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

The Future of Fiction
by multiple authors

They spend lambent, warm afternoons sequestered in quiet rooms.

on writers. god i love this word

—p.93 Specially Marked Packages (91) by Christopher Sorrentino
5 years, 8 months ago

To cast Johansson as the film’s voice is as perfect as casting Phoenix — whose lambent eyes, cleft-lip scar, and tendency to shy lend him an almost equine grace — as its face

—p.169 On ScarJo Sci-Fi (168) missing author
1 year, 4 months ago

There were old bodies and young bodies, men and women, their limbs tanned and lambent with perspiration.

—p.91 Ghost in the Cloud (75) by Meghan O'Gieblyn
3 years, 6 months ago