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The fugitive starts a diary after tourists arrive on the desert island where he is hiding. Although he considers their presence a miracle, he is afraid they will turn him in to the authorities. During a day at the pool, he sees the tourists jump to shake off the cold when the heat is unbearable. On the diary’s final entry the fugitive describes how he is waiting for his soul to pass onto the recording while dying.

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Views Read Edit View history. He watches them closely while still avoiding direct contact and notices more strange things. Pages to import images to Wikidata. He assumes she is ignoring him; however, his invenntia with the other tourists have the same result. This page moerl last edited on 22 Juneat Among the tourists is a woman who watches the sunset every day from the cliff on the west side of the island.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He retreats to the swamps while they take over the museum on top of the hill where he used to live.


The meeting ends abruptly as Morel leaves in anger. A fugitive hides on a deserted island somewhere in Polynesia. As suddenly as they appeared, the tourists vanish. After hearing that the people recorded on previous experiments are dead, one of the tourists guesses correctly they will die, too. He understands that the phenomena of the two suns and two moons are a consequence of what happens when the recording overlaps reality — one is the real sun and the other one represents the sun’s position at recording time.

He wants the inventor to search for them and let him enter Faustine’s consciousness as an act of mercy.

Nobody on the island notices him. Despite this he feels repulsion for the “new kind of photographs” that inhabit the island, but as time goes by he accepts their existence as something better than his own. The fugitive returns to the museum to investigate and finds no evidence of people being there during his absence. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He claims the recording will capture their souls, and through looping they will relive that week forever and he will spend eternity with the woman he loves.

This bothers him, but he is confident it will not matter in the eternity they will spend together. Retrieved March 10, The luii strange things that happen on the island have a similar explanation. inventa

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The fugitive decides to approach her, but she does not react to him. He points out that the conversations between Faustine and Morel repeat every week and fears he is going crazy.


He spies on her and while doing so falls in love. Retrieved from ” https: The fugitive picks up Invemtia cue cards and learns the machine keeps running because the wind and tide feed it with an endless supply of kinetic energy. He learns how to operate the machine and inserts himself into the recording so it looks like he and Faustine are in love, even though she might have slept with Alec and Haynes.

He comes up with all sort of luj about what is happening on the island, but finds out the truth when Morel tells the tourists he has been recording their actions luui the past week with a machine of his invention, which is capable of reproducing reality.

Morel calls her Faustine. Although Morel does not mention her by name, the fugitive is sure he is talking about Faustine. Adolfo Bioy Casares “.

The strangest thing he notices is the presence of two suns and two moons in the sky. The diary described the fugitive as a writer from Venezuela sentenced to life in prison. The Invention of Morel First edition dust jacket cover.

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