Cover of: The Vorrh by B. Catling
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The Vorrh

a novel

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An edition of The Vorrh (2012)

The Vorrh

a novel

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"The Vorrh follows a brilliant cast of characters through a parallel Africa where fact, fiction, and fantasy collide. Tsungali, a native marksman conscripted by the colonial authorities--against whom he once led a revolt--is on the hunt for an English bowman named Williams. Williams has made it his mission to become the first human to traverse the Vorrh, a vast forest at the edge of the colonial city of Essenwald. The Vorrh is endless, eternal; a place of demons and angels. Sentient, oppressive, and magical, the Vorrh can bend time and wipe a person's memory. Between the hunter and the hunted are Ishmael, a curious and noble Cyclops raised by Bakelite robots; the evil Dr. Hoffman, who punishes the son of a servant by surgically inverting his hands; and the slave owner MacLeish, who drives his workers to insanity, only to pay the ultimate price. Along with these fictional creations, Brian Catling mixes in historical figures, including surrealist Raymond Roussel and photographer and Edward Muybridge. In this author's hands none of this seems exotic or fantastical. It all simply is"--

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Cover of: The Vorrh
The Vorrh: a novel
2015, Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton
in English
Cover of: The Vorrh
The Vorrh: a novel
2015
in English
Cover of: The Vorrh
The Vorrh
Dec 03, 2012, Honest Publishing
hardcover

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Edition Notes

"A Vintage original."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.914
Library of Congress
PR6053.A848 V59 2015, PR6053.A848V59 2015

The Physical Object

Pagination
500 pages
Number of pages
500

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27183892M
Internet Archive
vorrhnovel0000catl
ISBN 10
1101873787
ISBN 13
9781101873786
LCCN
2014037260
OCLC/WorldCat
894491607

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