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Dark Cities Underground

Lisa Goldstein

Tor Books

In her most ambitious novel yet, Lisa Goldstein tells the story of Ruthie, a young journalist sent to interview Jerry, an older man who as a child was the central character of a series of classic childrens books written by his mother, the Adventures of Jeremy in Neverwas. But Jerry's scary fantastic world is real and sucks them in to strange adventures underground, where love and death threaten.

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DARK CITIES UNDERGROUND
PART ONETHE DOOR IN THE TREETHUS GREW THE TALE OF WONDERLAND THUS SLOWLY, ONE BY ONE. ITS QUAINT EVENTS WERE HAMMERED OUT ... . 
--LEWIS CARROLL, Alice's Adventures in WonderlandONERUTH BERRY PULLED HER CAR UP TO THE HOUSE IN OAKLAND and turned off the ignition. The car bucked several times after she stopped it and then slowly fell silent, like a dog coming to the end of a barking fit.She went up the front walk and knocked on the door. There was no answer. "Hello!" she called out. "Is anyone home?"A path of round white garden stones led around the house to the
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"Unlike most of today's fantasy literature, Goldstein's work does not remind the reader of other books: it is truly original, and has a clear, distinct voice of its own. Highly recommended."--Starlog

"The best in fantasy come from Lisa Goldstein. Goldstein is one of the finest talents in any genre today."--Rocky Mountain News

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  • Lisa Goldstein

  • Lisa Goldstein has published eight novels, including the recent Walking the Labyrinth. Her novel The Red Magician won the American Book Award for Best Paperback. She has also published a short story collection, Travellers in Magic, and numerous short stories. Her novels and short stories have been finalists for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy awards. "She has given us the kind of magic and adventure that once upon a time made us look for secret panels in the walls of wardrobes, or brush our teeth with a book held in front of our eyes, because we couldn't bear to put it down," said The New Yorker.
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