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Author: Vladimir Sorokin; Jamey Gambrell
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2007.
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A cult of blond-haired, blue-eyed murderers are going around Moscow kidnapping people, tying them up, and then beating them on the chest with hammers made out of ice (kept in portable refrigerators) from a Siberian meteorite. The purpose of this injurious behavior is to awaken the celestial beings who are residing within them; however, only a tiny percentage of the victims survive this painful "rebirth." The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sorokin, Vladimir, 1955-
Ice.
New York : New York Review Books, c2007
(OCoLC)608032391
Online version:
Sorokin, Vladimir, 1955-
Ice.
New York : New York Review Books, c2007
(OCoLC)630846361
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Sorokin; Jamey Gambrell
ISBN: 1590171950 9781590171950
OCLC Number: 70176921
Description: 321 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Lëd.
Responsibility: Vladimir Sorokin ; translated from the Russian by Jamey Gambrell.
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A cult of blond-haired, blue-eyed murderers are going around Moscow kidnapping people, tying them up, and then beating them on the chest with hammers made out of ice (kept in portable refrigerators) from a Siberian meteorite. The purpose of this injurious behavior is to awaken the celestial beings who are residing within them; however, only a tiny percentage of the victims survive this painful "rebirth." The survivors are given new names, a healthy bank account, and are sent out to "awaken" more of their kind.

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