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8 edition of Glimmering found in the catalog.

Glimmering

a novel

by Elizabeth Hand

  • 251 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by HarperPrism in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Millennialism -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Elizabeth Hand
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.A4619 G58 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 413 p. :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL999029M
    ISBN 100061008052
    LC Control Number96037832

    Originally published in , Glimmering is a visionary mix of fantasy and science fiction about a world in which humanity struggles to cope with the ever-approaching "End of the End." Reviews. Get this from a library! Glimmering: a novel. [Elizabeth Hand] -- In the violence- and pollution-stricken world of , HIV-positive publisher Jack Finnegan is drawn into the seductive web of Leonard Thorpe, who possesses a magical elixir that cures Jack and.

    The title Heir to the Glimmering World invokes the primary theme of inheritance. How is each character shaped by the legacy of the past he or she has inherited? How do their respective fortunes or misfortunes affect Rose, James, and the Mitwisser children? Who, in your opinion, is the ultimate, truest Heir to the Glimmering World?   Overview. Fierce and fearless, The Glimmering Room beckons readers down into the young speaker’s dark underworld, and because we are seduced by Cruz’s startling imagery and language rich with “Death’s outrageous music,” we follow willingly. Peopled with “ambassadors from the Netherworld”—the orphaned and abused, the lost and addicted—Cruz Author: Cynthia Cruz.

    The second collection from Cruz (Ruin) makes no bones about its milieu: Goth kids, teens in trouble, severely damaged by sexual abuse, prescription drugs, and .   A Look at a Formerly Lost, Glimmering Manuscript by Persian Poet Hafez. the book is now coming up at Sotheby’s Arts of the Islamic World and India sale in London on April 1, where it carries.


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