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Spirits in the Wires

Newford

Charles de Lint

Tor Books

At a popular Newford online research and library Web site called the Wordwood, a mysterious crash occurs. Everyone visiting the site at the moment of the crash vanishes from where they were sitting in front of their computers. Christy Ridding's girldfriend Saskia disappears right before his eyes, along with countless others.

To rescue their missing friends, Christy and his companions must journey into Newford's otherworld, where the Wordwood, it transpires, has a physical presence of its own...

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First Meeting
 
Don't make of us
more than we are,
she said.
We hold no great secret…
--SASKIA MADDING,
"Arabesque" (Moths and Wasps, 1997)
Christiana Tree
 
 
"I feel as if I should know you," Saskia Madding says as she approaches my chair.
She's been darting glances in my direction from across the café for about fifteen minutes now and I was wondering when she'd finally come over.
I saw her when I first came in, sitting to the right of the door at a window table, nursing a tall cup of chai tea. She'd been writing in a small, leather-bound
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"A new vision of interwoven realities--highly recommended."

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Charles de Lint

  • Charles de Lint lives in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. His evocative novels, including Moonheart, Memory and Dream, Forests of the Heart, and The Onion Girl, have earned him a devoted following and critical acclaim. In 2000, his story collection Moonlight and Vines won the World Fantasy Award.
  • Charles de Lint
    Charles de Lint
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Spirits in the Wires

Newford

Charles de Lint

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Tor Books

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