Ila France Porcher, author of My Sunset Rendezvous

"Ila France Porcher, Author of My Sunset Rendezvous"
Author of "My Sunset Rendezvous"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (70 of 78)
Location: France
In My Own Words:
I sit each night beside the sea, watching the water lapping around me, luminous with starlight, rising and receding by powers unseen. Above me the diamond galaxy breaks like a wave across the wild abyss, the universe spins, and space and time plunge and twirl like a toy in the fist of a maniac. I sit thrilled at the edge of the sea, feeling right at the center of a universe of wonders.

My quest is to understand nature, not only the intricate systems of this world, but nature on the level of subatomic particles, and the wide universe beyond our little planet. I love all the human stories, too. and there are some strange ones!

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