The Tidal Range
Mass and gravity, end of story?
The novelist may be thinking of lovethe sensual attraction of the moon and the sea. Since, however, Atlas has retired to his home on Mount Olympus, the tidal range honors the work of lifting the oceans against the moon and then over long hours lower them again. Whoever has to accomplish this arduous task nowadays may be comforted by the fact that a ship respectively a travelling book is now paying tribute as well.
A general delivery mailbox… again. Uncertainty slowly shatters the nerves. The Tidal Range