The Eternal Footman

The Eternal Footman

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The Eternal Footman completes Morrow's darkly comic trilogy about God's untimely demise. With God's skull in orbit, competing with the moon, a plague of "death awareness" spreads across the Western hemisphere. As the United States sinks into apocalypse, two people fight to preserve life and sanity. One is Nora Burkhart, a schoolteacher who will stop at nothing to save her only son, Kevin. The other is the genius sculptor Gerard Korty, who struggles to create a masterwork that will heal the metaphysical wounds of the age. A few highlights: a bloody battle on a New Jersey golf course between Jews and anti-Semites; a theater troupe's stirring dramatization of the Gilgamesh epic; and a debate between Martin Luther and Erasmus. Morrow also gives us his most chilling villain ever: Dr. Adrian Lucido, founder of a new pagan church in Mexico and inventor of a cure worse than any disease.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 657.71g
  • Orlando, United States
  • English
  • 0151293252
  • 9780151293254

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America's best satirist." James Gunn
Salman Rushdie, eat your heart out." The San Diego Union-Tribune
Morrow hilariously joins the ranks of the great satirists." The Denver Post
" "America's best satirist."--James Gunn
"Salman Rushdie, eat your heart out."--The San Diego Union-Tribune
"Morrow hilariously joins the ranks of the great satirists."--The Denver Post
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490 ratings
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5 26% (125)
4 37% (181)
3 29% (143)
2 7% (34)
1 1% (7)
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