As a dirigible flies on a decades-long journey, powered by the will of a tiny man with the ability to drive men mad, the hunchback Narbondo and his assistant attempt to bring the dead back to life
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Few writers dare attempt a historical fantasy in an effort to best Edgar Allan Poe, Jules Verne, and Robert Louis Stevenson at their own game, but back in 1986 - long before the current alternate history craze - James Blaylock not only tried, but succeeded brilliantly. Homunculus was awarded the Philip K. Dick Award.About the Author:
Winner of the World Fantasy Award and the Philip K. Dick Award, James P. Blaylock is the author of Winter Tides, All the Bells on Earth, Night Relics, The Paper Grail, The Last Coin, Land of Dreams, Homunculus, and The Digging Leviathan. He lives in Orange, California, where he is a creative writing instructor at Chapman University.
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Book Description Grafton Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0586201769