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Spirits in the Wires

Spirits in the Wires

A Novel of Myth and Magic - On the Streets and On the Net

Newford

Charles de Lint

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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...

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Praise for Spirits in the Wires

“De Lint ... handles his concept of technological voodoo with intelligence, verve and wit while introducing fascinating new characters and expanding on old ones.... Will please previous fans and find new ones for this master of the modern fantastic.” —Publishers Weekly

“Superb characterization and plot development skills.” —Booklist

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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.

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