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Harp, Pipe, And Symphony

Di Filippo, Paul

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ISBN 10: 1930997809 / ISBN 13: 9781930997806
Published by Prime Books, Rockville, MD, 2004
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover, F/F dj; as new unread copy. Signed, and limited to 100 copies. Di Filippo's first fantasy novel; includes the chapbook, WALKING THE GREAT ROAD. Bookseller Inventory # 000199

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Title: Harp, Pipe, And Symphony

Publisher: Prime Books, Rockville, MD

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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In this, Di Filippo's first fantasy novel ever, Thomas the Rhymer confronts humans and faery and monsters, in a quest through lands known and unknown . . . but can he survive the machinations of the Faery Queen?

From Publishers Weekly:

Di Filippo's lyrical debut fantasy novel, conceived when he was 18 and written a decade later, features an innocent young hero much in the mold of Voltaire's Candide. After a brief, unexpected meeting with his doppelgänger, perhaps the book's most original if overly enigmatic figure, Thomas Rhymer strides down the Great Road to discover a world "where everything's in harmony." In a series of mild adventures, Rhymer encounters scoundrels, liars, villains and even an upside-down castle. The action picks up a bit when he comes across the scrumptious tidbit Mab, Queen of Faerie, whom he later catches reading Candide. This amiable apprentice work will be of most interest to fans of Di Filippo's more sophisticated fiction (The Steampunk Trilogy; A Mouthful of Tongues; etc.) curious to see a lighter side of this versatile author. (Feb.)
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