Aurorarama: A Novel

Aurorarama: A Novel

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15.91 Aurorarama: A Novel

A seductive and shockingly inventive literary thriller that entwines suspense, history, the supernatural, adventure, steampunk, and a wicked sense of adventure into an intoxicating new genre.


New Venice--the “pearl of the Arctic”--is a place of ice palaces and pneumatic tubes, of beautifully ornate sled-gondolas and elegant Victorian garb, of long nights and short days and endless vistas of crystalline ice. But as the city… (more)

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What saves Aurorarama from being too dense and overwhelming is the writer's obvious joy for working with the material. The sense of utter uniqueness and the madcap world-building never capsizes the story of revolution and resistance. Rather, it entrances and delights. You could spend years picking apart the sly references and the particular myths, poems, novels and songs that inspired Valtat, or you can simply enjoy it for the experience.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Melville House (August 31, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 3.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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