Cover of: Dark cities underground | Lisa Goldstein

Dark cities underground

1st ed.

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Published by TOR in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Amazon.com Review:
Ruth Berry wants to be the first reporter in years to interview reclusive Jeremy Jones, the son of famed author E.A. Jones and the hero of her classic children's fantasy books. Jeremy does not want to discuss his childhood; he has forgotten it, he has changed his name to Jerry, and he has not spoken to his mother in many years. But he finds his memories returning when strange events seem to indicate that the Adventures of Jeremy in Neverwas weren't fantasy. He, Ruth, and Ruth's daughter Gilly sink ever deeper into a terrifying underworld, pursued by the villainous Barnaby Sattermole, by Sattermole's monomaniacal archenemy Sneath, and by the relentless Shadow Committee, a secret conspiracy at least as old as human history.
In Dark Cities Underground, American Book Award winner Lisa Goldstein reveals and explores the connections among the worlds of Narnia and Never-Never Land, the Wind in the Willows and Wonderland, myth and legend. But don't read Dark Cities Underground as an escapist secondary-world adventure; that will lead to disappointment, because this novel is about the nature and meaning of otherworlds, and not about disappearing into them. This fine modern fantasy is also about archetypes, childhood, growing up, loyalty, immortality, death, and love. --Cynthia Ward

Edition Notes

"A Tom Doherty Associates book."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3557.O397 D37 1999

The Physical Object

Pagination
252 p. ;
Number of pages
252

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL36311M
Internet Archive
darkcitiesunderg00gold
ISBN 10
0312868286
LC Control Number
99021992
Library Thing
48284
Goodreads
930125
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