10cf746e54 External links. Chromatacia is a future dystopian society that exists at least five hundred years (although possibly more) after the collapse of our own society, identified as 'the Previous'. Plot. References. When the light enters your eyes and falls on the retina, there is motion of material. The rules range from sensible, such as outlawing murder, to bizarre, such as outlawing the manufacture of spoons (though old spoons are often kept as personal heirlooms). The colour values as described in the book supposedly come from the Munsell color system as described by Albert Henry Munsell, but actually come from the HSV color model; and the "Ishihara", a test used to determine one's colour vision, is most likely a reference to Shinobu Ishihara, the inventor of the Ishihara colour perception test. Inspiration.
Constance Oxblood: Eddie's sweetheart, although the feeling is mostly on Eddie's side. He would sell his own grandmother if the price was right, and actually did on one occasion. jasperfforde.com . The perception of colour also affects their health and wellness: certain colours have medical effects on people, and doctors in this world are called "swatchmen", since they show swatches of colour to their patients. Eddie Russett: Protagonist, a Red with good perception. Details within the story reveal that East Carmine is located in Wales (the A470 road is mentioned) and the description of the town close to the lower of a series of five dams reveal it to be Rhayader at the foot of the Elan Valley. Nearby Rusty Hill was once Builth Wells, whereas the town of Vermillion used to be Hereford. The town of High Saffron is on the coast beyond the dams, which suggests Aberystwyth. Retrieved December 9, 2010.