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A lush and seething hell : two tales of cosmic horror

Author: John Hornor Jacobs; Chuck Wendig
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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[The author] turns his fertile imagination to the evil that breeds within the human soul. A brilliant mix of the psychological and supernatural, blending the acute insight of Roberto Bolaño and the eerie imagination of H. P. Lovecraft, The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky examines life in a South American dictatorship. Centered on the journal of a poet-in-exile and his failed attempts at translating a maddening text, it is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Horror fiction
Paranormal fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hornor Jacobs; Chuck Wendig
ISBN: 9780062880826 0062880829
OCLC Number: 1083680597
Notes: Foreword by Chuck Wendig.
Description: x, 368 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The sea dreams it is the sky --
My heart struck sorrow.
Responsibility: John Hornor Jacobs.

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[The author] turns his fertile imagination to the evil that breeds within the human soul. A brilliant mix of the psychological and supernatural, blending the acute insight of Roberto Bolaño and the eerie imagination of H. P. Lovecraft, The Sea Dreams It Is the Sky examines life in a South American dictatorship. Centered on the journal of a poet-in-exile and his failed attempts at translating a maddening text, it is told by a young woman trying to come to grips with a country that nearly devoured itself. In My Heart Struck Sorrow, a librarian discovers a recording from the Deep South -which may be the musical stylings of the Devil himself. Breathtaking and haunting,-- Adapted from dust jacket.

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