Palimpsest

  • von Catherynne M. Valente
  • Sprecher: Aasne Vigesaa
  • 11 Std. 16 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Between life and death, dreaming and waking, at the train stop beyond the end of the world is the city of Palimpsest. To get there is a miracle, a mystery, a gift, and a curse - a voyage permitted only to those who’ve always believed there’s another world than the one that meets the eye. Those fated to make the passage are marked forever by a map of that wondrous city tattooed on their flesh after a single orgasmic night.
To this kingdom of ghost trains, lion-priests, living kanji, and cream-filled canals come four travelers: Oleg, a New York locksmith; the beekeeper November; Ludovico, a binder of rare books; and a young Japanese woman named Sei. They’ve each lost something important -- a wife, a lover, a sister, a direction in life—and what they will find in Palimpsest is more than they could ever imagine.

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“Outstandingly beautiful prose.” (Publishers Weekly)

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 15.08.2010
  • Verlag: Brilliance Audio