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City of Saints and Madmen

The Book of Ambergris

by Jeff VanderMeer

  • 174 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Cosmos Books (NJ) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Fiction,
  • Fantasy - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8822710M
    ISBN 101587154366
    ISBN 109781587154362
    OCLC/WorldCa49541889

    The mention early in City of Saints and Madmen of the Borges Bookshop (it occurs a number of times later) is a pretty clear signal of how the author wants us to take his book:half gothic fantasy, half post-modernist deconstruction of the concept of a book itself/5(68). In City of Saints and Madmen, Jeff VanderMeer has reinvented the literature of the fantastic. You have an invitation to a place unlike any you’ve ever visited - an invitation delivered by one of our most audacious and astonishing literary magicians. City of elegance and squalor. Of religious fervor and wanton lusts.

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    City of Saints and Madmen by Jeff VanderMeer with an introduction by Michael Moorcock (Cosmos Books, US$ / CAN$ / £, pages, trade paperback; published September ; this edition has the subtitle The Book of ed edition published by Prime Books, US$, pages plus pages of additional material; March ). Saints and Madmen. While researching my first book, about biblical scholarship on the historical Jesus, I met a New Testament scholar who was also a psychiatrist. Her interest in the Bible, she told me, was in the so-called healing miracles that Jesus performs: curing blindness, lameness and so on.


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City of Saints and Madmen is his first visit to the city of Ambergris; a city unlike anything I can think of in the modern world, that plays mix and match with references of geographical locations and eras that should have logically never met each other, and yet blend together artfully in this strange place/5().

The mention early in City of Saints and Madmen of the Borges Bookshop (it occurs a number of times later) is a pretty clear signal of how the author wants us to take his book:half gothic fantasy, half post-modernist deconstruction of the concept of a book itself.4/4(84).

The mention early in City of Saints and Madmen of the Borges Bookshop (it occurs a number of times later) is a pretty clear signal of how the author wants us to take his book:half gothic fantasy, half post-modernist deconstruction of the concept of a book itself.

Individually, each of these is quite successful, especially the witty mixture of 4/5(). The version of "City of Saints and Madmen" that I read consisted of four novellas about the city of Ambergris (I've read reviews of newer publications of the book which contain more stories).

The first story "Dradin In Love" is a seemingly straightforward story of a man seeking the affections of a /5. 'The City of Saints and Madmen' is easily my favorite collection of Comprised of four stories, each more deliciously exotic and fascinating than the one before, this attractively priced trade paperback is sure to entrance all readers willing to immerse themselves in VanderMeer's brilliantly conceived Meer's Ambergris is easily the most lavish and enticing fantastic world that 5/5(5).

CITY OF SAINTS AND MADMEN Strange Case of X," which concerns an incarcerated lunatic found wandering the streets of Ambergris carrying the very book being discussed in this review; the. Free download or read online City of Saints and Madmen pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in May 1stand was written by Jeff VanderMeer. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fantasy, fiction story are,/5. From Jeff VanderMeer, an author praised by writers such as Laren Beukes, Richard Morgan and Michael Moorcock, City of Saints and Madmen is by turns sensuous and terrifying.

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The mention early in City of Saints and Madmen of the Borges Bookshop (it occurs a number of times later) is a pretty clear signal of how the author wants us to take his book:half gothic fantasy, half post-modernist deconstruction of the concept of a book itself.

Individually, each of these is quite successful, especially the witty mixture of /5(82). In City of Saints and Madmen, Jeff VanderMeer has reinvented the literature of the fantastic. You hold in your hands an invitation to a place unlike any you’ve ever visited–an invitation delivered by one of our most audacious and astonishing literary magicians.

City of elegance and squalor. Of religious fervor and wanton lusts. And everywhere, on the walls of courtyards and churches, an 4/5(16). Synopsis From the author of Annihilation, now a major motion picture on Netflix.

From Jeff VanderMeer, an author praised by writers such as Laren Beukes, China Miéville and Michael Moorcock, City of Saints and Madmen is by turns sensuous and collection of four linked novellas is the perfect introduction to VanderMeer’s vividly imagined world. Reading City of Saints and Madmen, it is clear that the author has slaved over every word, every sentence.

I cannot fathom the rewriting, polishing, and sleepless nights that must go into this kind of prose. Everything in this book is great, but my favorite piece /5(61).

In City of Saints and Madmen, Jeff VanderMeer has reinvented the literature of the fantastic. This is an invitation to a place unlike any you've ever visited - an invitation delivered by one of our most audacious and astonishing literary magicians.

City of elegance and squalor. Of religious fervor and wanton lusts. In City of Saints and Madmen, Jeff VanderMeer has reinvented the literature of the fantastic. You hold in your hands an invitation to a place unlike any you ve ever visited an invitation delivered by one of our most audacious and astonishing literary magicians.

City of. City of Saints and Madmen is an extremely varied conglomerate of writing. From short story to transcribed interview, historical abstract to scientific monograph, letter to appendix, bibliography to memoire, all the pieces directly and indirectly describe the fictional city of Ambergris and its variety of inhabitants, human to mushroom.

Journey to World Fantasy Award winner Jeff VanderMeer's fantastical city of Amerbergris. For the first time in expanded trade paperback form, City of Saints & Madmen in this new Wildside edition collects all of the material originally published in the hardcover edition.

A World Fantasy Award finalist, a Locus Recommended Book, and chosen for both and Publishers Weekly's year's 4/5(15). Book recommendations for people who like City of Saints and Madmen by Jeff Vandermeer. Register for free to build your own book lists. Books. Quotes. Blog. Sign In.

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Individually, each of these is quite successful, especially the witty mixture of /5(82). City of Saints and Madmen firmly plants its feet in the genre of urban fantasy, so much so that the book's narrative is that of the city of Ambergris instead of its inhabitants.

The book is composed of a series of vignettes: a few novellas, a handful of short stories, a transcript, two letters, two pamphlets, an annotated bibliography, a 4/5(30). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

City of Saints and Madmen by Jeff VanderMeer; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Fantasy fiction. The mention early in City of Saints and Madmen of the Borges Bookshop (it occurs a number of times later) is a pretty clear signal of how the author wants us to take his book:half gothic fantasy, half post-modernist deconstruction of the concept of a book itself/5(72).

From Jeff VanderMeer, an author praised by writers such as Laren Beukes, China Mieville and Michael Moorcock, City of Saints and Madmen is by turns sensuous and terrifying. This collection of four linked novellas is the perfect introduction to VanderMeer's vividly imagined world/5(K).City Of Saints And Madmen.

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