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Submergence [electronic resource].

Ledgard, J. M. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781566893305 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9781566893305 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: "Every once in a while, a critic will be mesmerized by a book that stands out from -- even wipes the floor with -- all other books that have come his way of late. . . . Prose merges with poetry; shocks detonate like depth charges, and characters’ fates actually matter in Submergence, an astonishing novel that utterly immerses the reader."--Malcolm Forbes, Minneapolis Star Tribune "An extraordinary fusion of science and lyricism. . . . [A] darkly gleaming novel about love, deserts, oceans, lust and terror."--Alan Cheuse, NPR's "All Things Considered""Ledgard has given, in Submergence, glimpses of very strange life indeed: the spy in a place so lawless that chaos is the only norm, the scientist in our planet’s least knowable region, lovers expert at self-containment. Out of this, acute understandings emerge."—New York Times Book Review In a room with no windows on the coast of Africa,...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Coffee House Press, 2013. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 666 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 284 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Literature.
Thriller.
Genre: Electronic books.

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