The Great Loverby Michael Cisco, Rhys Hughes (Foreword by)
He lives in the sewers... and in the black world between stations... the trains shrilly call to one another blind and massive in the dark - black rushing silence, rent by screaming trains ... Like the hideous angler fish of the ocean's deepest places, he is an otherworldly scavenger drifting in currents heavier than avalanches, slow as glaciers, a sea wasp with a bridal train of tingling nerves that drift in the sewage time and again tangling in women's dreams.
From Michael Cisco, author of The Divinity Student, comes a visionary novel of eros and thanatos. The Great Lover, the sewerman, is the undead hero who nonetheless carries the torch of libido and life. Mischievous Frankenstein, uproarious cartoon demon, mascot of the subway cult, witch-doctor of feculent enchantment and weary veteran of folies d'amour, he stands, or shambles, as our last champion against the monochrome, white-noise forces of Vampirism.
- Avicia Press Limited
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This new book from Michael Cisco takes fantasy to a new and higher level. Pages and pages of beautifully flowing prose describing scenes you never imagined. If you are looking for something different, this book rides on a stream of consciousness that twists and turns and jumps to different perspectives