For many of us, the Ace Double Novels of the '50s and '60s have long been a source both of pleasure and nostalgia. This new double volume from Subterranean Press stands squarely in that distinguished tradition, offering a pair of colorful, fast-paced novellas from one of the finest writers currently working in any genre: Lucius Shepard.
In Vacancy, a washed-up actor, a mysterious motel, and a Malaysian "woman of power" form the central elements in a riveting account of a rootless man forced to confront the impossible--but very real--demons of his past. This is Shepard at his harrowing, hallucinatory best.
Ariel brilliantly transmutes some traditional SF concepts--alien incursions, the mysteries of quantum physics--into an astonishing, often moving reflection on love and obsession, memory and identity, and the archetypal conflict that stands at the heart of an infinite multitude of worlds.
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Book Description Subterranean, U.S.A., 2009. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st pr. Square and solid, unread, gorgeous dustjacket in protective mylar Brodart -- for what more could you ask? When you receive this book, you'll feel as though you've received a rare gift from one of Scheherazade's fabled djinn! You MAY even cartwheel with glee!. Bookseller Inventory # 022797
Book Description Subterranean, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111596062223
Book Description Subterranean, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1596062223