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The lost civilization of Suolucidir

Author: Susan Daitch
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A series of archeological expeditions unfolds through time, each one looking for the ruins of a fabled underground city-state that once flourished in a remote province near the border of present-day Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Sealed off for centuries by seismic activity, Suolucidir beckons with the promise of plunder and the glory of discovery, fantasies as varied as the imaginations of her aspiring  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adventure fiction
Satire
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Daitch, Susan, author.
Lost civilization of Suolucidir.
San Francisco : City Lights Publishers, 2016
(DLC) 2016003408
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Daitch
ISBN: 9780872867000 0872867005
OCLC Number: 935783905
Description: 310 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: First collapse --
Silent, deserted, fallen cities --
The book of smoke --
Hilliard and Congreaves.
Responsibility: Susan Daitch.

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Indiana Jones meets Italo Calvino in a masterful, absurdist blend of biting social satire, rollicking adventure, invented history and mythology.  Read more...

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"With shades of Umberto Eco and Paul Auster, this brilliant, addictive adventure novel is about the search for a mythical lost city located somewhere in modern-day Iran. As a succession of explorers Read more...

 
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