The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, Volume One
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The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, Volume One

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""Here begins an extraordinary alliance--and a brutal and tender, shocking, and electrifying adventure to end all adventures. It starts with a simple note. "Roger Bascombe regretfully wishes to inform Celeste Temple that their engagement is forthwith terminated." Determined to find out why, Miss Temple takes the first step in a journey that will propel her into a dizzyingly seductive, utterly shocking world beyond her imagining--and set her on a collision course with a killer and a spy--in a bodice-ripping, action-packed roller-coaster ride of suspense, betrayal, and richly fevered dreams. " "show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 132 x 204 x 30mm | 340.19g
  • Bantam
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0553385852
  • 9780553385854
  • 440,237

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"Oh, this guy is goooood! This is the most original thing I've read in years: deftly executed, relentlessly inventive, and with a trio of the most unusual and engaging heroes who ever took on a sinister cabal out to rule the world by means of sex and dreams." --Diana Gabaldon "A tale that combines swashbuckling adventure, a big dose of science fiction and burgeoning romance."--"USA Today ".,."studded with treats...beautifully written..."--"Entertainment Weekly""A combination of science fiction, dark fantasy, thriller and gothic horror, this novel is as flat-out fun, engaging and funny as any tale of mystery and imagination I can recall."--John R. Alden, "Cleveland Plain Dealer ""Sweeping, highly original and absorbing.... Defies categorization."--"Dallas Morning News"show more

About Gordon Dahlquist

Gordon Dahlquist is a native of the Pacific Northwest, where he worked for several years writing and directing plays. Since 1988 he has lived in New York. He has been a member of New Dramatists, is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect, and a founding member of the CiNE. His works include "Messalina "(Evidence Room, Los Angeles: SPF, New York), text for "Babylon Is Everywhere: A Court Masque "(CiNE, Schaeberle Theatre; "Theatre "Magazine), " Delirium Palace "(Evidence Room, Los Angeles; published in "Breaking Ground"), "The Secret Machine "(Twilight Theatre Company at Solo Rep), "Vortex du Plaisir "(Ice Factory '99 Festival at the Ohio Theatre, WKCR'S Manhattan Theatre of the Air), "Island of Dogs "(4th Street Theatre), "Severity's Mistress "(Soho Rep Theatre, New York University; winner of Primary stages' Bug &Bub award), "Mission Byzantium! "(American Globe Theatre, NYTW's Just Add Water Festival), and "Reitcence" (Horace Mann Theatre). He has written and directed several experimental films, that have been selected for the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Seattle International Film Festival, and the Northwest Film and Video Film Festival. He is a graduate of Reed College and Columbia University's School of the Arts. He has received two Garland Playwriting Awards for "Messalina "and "Delirium Palace. "The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters is his first novel.show more

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