The Great Glass Sea

The Great Glass Sea

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From sensational storyteller, Josh Weil, comes an epic tale of brotherly love, a sui generis novel swathed in the all the magic of Russian folklore and set against the backdrop of an all too possible dystopian alternate reality.

Twin brothers Yarik and Dima have been inseparable since childhood. Living on their uncle’s farm after the death of their father, the boys once spent their days helping and observing the fishermen, their nights spellbound by their uncle’s… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

“The Great Glass Sea” is not an alternative history, then, but a fantastical vision inspired by bits and pieces of Russian language, history and culture. It is beautifully baffled by the mysterious Russian soul.

he reader is left feeling like some larger point about the conflict was lost in the book’s epic sprawl.

"The Great Glass Sea" suffers from a few excesses of ambition, then it is redeemed by Weil's greatest gift to the reader: a deep understanding of family, personal loss and the abiding love between siblings.

Book Details  

Publisher: Grove Press (July 01, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 474 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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