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Titre : The Vorrh
Éditeur : Vintage
Date d'édition : 2015
Reliure : Soft cover
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket
Edition : 1st Edition
Fine in wraps. First US edition, first printing. This is the first edition published in North America. It was published in soft cover. The original edition was published in the UK in 2012. This is the projected first book in a trilogy, and has received high critical praise. N° de réf. du libraire 001746
Synopsis : Prepare to lose yourself in the heady, mythical expanse of The Vorrh, a daring debut that Alan Moore has called ?a phosphorescent masterpiece? and ?the current century's first landmark work of fantasy.?
Next to the colonial town of Essenwald sits the Vorrh, a vast?perhaps endless?forest. It is a place of demons and angels, of warriors and priests. Sentient and magical, the Vorrh bends time and wipes memory. Legend has it that the Garden of Eden still exists at its heart. Now, a renegade English soldier aims to be the first human to traverse its expanse. Armed with only a strange bow, he begins his journey, but some fear the consequences of his mission, and a native marksman has been chosen to stop him. Around them swirl a remarkable cast of characters, including a Cyclops raised by robots and a young girl with tragic curiosity, as well as historical figures, such as writer Raymond Roussel and photographer and Edward Muybridge. While fact and fictional blend, and the hunter will become the hunted, and everyone?s fate hangs in the balance, under the will of the Vorrh.
A propos de l'auteur: Brian Catling is a poet, sculptor, painter, and performance artist. He makes installations and paints portraits of imagined Cyclops in egg tempera. Catling has had solo shows at The Serpentine Gallery, London; the Arnolfini in Bristol, England; the Ludwig Museum in Aachen, Germany; Hordaland Kunstnersentrum in Bergen, Norway; Project Gallery in Leipzig, Germany; and the Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, England.
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