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UNQUENCHABLE FIRE - signed and dated

Pollack Rachel

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ISBN 10: 071261950X / ISBN 13: 9780712619509
Editorial: Century, 1988
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Librería: Fantastic Literature Limited (Rayleigh, ESSEX, Reino Unido)

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fine hardcover copy in a fine dustwrapper 1st edition. SIGNED and dated. Winner of the 1989 Arthur C. Clarke Award for best novel. N° de ref. de la librería FN13.071

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Título: UNQUENCHABLE FIRE - signed and dated

Editorial: Century

Año de publicación: 1988

Encuadernación: Hardback

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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It's uncomfortable to be chosen for Great Things. A lot of fantasists admit that, but Pollack's Jennie Mazdan shows us just how uncomfortable it can be. This is suburban fantasy, reminiscent of Philip K. Dick's suburban SF, and the protagonist is a nice suburban middle-class person who, in a recognizable America informed with rational, non-Christian divine powers, copes with supernatural imposition on her life. Perfectly balancing the anchoring familiar mundanities against her brilliant, fascinating Living World---surly bureaucrats at the National Oneiric Registration Agency, tourists photographing the Founder's Urinal shrine in Poughkeepsie---Pollack tells Jennie and Valerie's story of transformation, acceptance and triumph. Potently stocked with archetypes, yet down-to-earth and even funny, this is great fiction and great fantasy.

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