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The Malacia Tapestry

Brian Aldiss

Editorial: Jonathan Cape, London, 1976
ISBN 10: 022401269X / ISBN 13: 9780224012690
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Título: The Malacia Tapestry

Editorial: Jonathan Cape, London

Año de publicación: 1976

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Ilustrador: G.B.Tiepolo, Francsco Maggiotto

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition


As new book unmarked, bright pages, light brown boards with gilt title on spine. DJ is unmarked and bright, price of 3.95 pounds on inside front flap. Signed by author in 1990 [noted by Aldiss as '90' along with his signature] along with 39 other books that were part of a collection that went to a well known auction house. Those titles are available at Scott Robin Books. "This atmospheric novel, illustrated with drawings by the eighteenth-century painters G.B. Tiepolo, and Francesco Maggiotto, sets out in dramatic form many of the conflicts and contradictions of our own day and is the most excitingly original story yet told by an author of incomparable vitality and imagination.". N° de ref. de la librería 000239

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Sinopsis: Jostling through the light and shadow of Malacia s streets goes a crowd of people; dukes, wealthy merchants, bankrupt families, actresses, priests, courtesans, spongers, soldiers, and down-at-heel showmen. They are seen through the eyes of Perian de Chirolo, actor and man-about-town, whose adventures take him through all strata of Malacian society and into the heart of its darkest secrets, both lay and spiritual. Episodes idyllic and chilling follow each other in comic succession . . . This atmospheric novel . . . sets out in dramatic form many of the conflicts and contradictions of our own day and is the most excitingly original story yet told by an author of incomparable vitality and imagination. A picaresque novel which attempts to capture something of the mysterious world of G. B. Tiepolo s etchings. The down-at-heel actor, de Chirolo, sees everything in the embalmed city state of Malacia as art or artifice, until reality catches up with him.

Sinopsis: In the timeless city of Malacia, a place swathed in magic and on the brink of war, lives a young man named Perian de Chirolo – a free-spirit, a fearless lover – who embarks on a harrowing odyssey with dramatic consequences for himself and all Malacians. This is a gripping tale of wonder, lust and destiny.

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