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How visions of the moon inspired centuries of storytellers

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By Laurence COUSTAL

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Don't forget about a Japanese tale of Kaguya-hime, or Princess from the Moon.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tale_of_the_Bamboo_Cutter

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I had imagined the moon to be a beautiful place full of light, unbelievable colours, invisible forces of energy, a wondrous place. Then I saw it's pock-marked surface and darkness and it destroyed my imagination of the moon.

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