The Mask Game

The Mask Game

by Sergey Gerasimov
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The Mask Game by Sergey Gerasimov

In this irresistible novel, Ukrainian author Sergey Gerasimov tells the tale of a man with fourteen twists of fate embedded in his arm.

The child of a man who had cheated death, if only temporarily, and a woman who had despaired of having children until she buried a pear seed in her garden, and watched over by a mysterious old woman whose ears never stop twitching, Herodion must journey the world to find fourteen secrets from the Broken Glass Age and discover the true purpose of the aliens’ three great gifts to mankind before he can be reunited with his love.

Part fantasy, part science fiction, and part magical realism, this is a tremendously entertaining and exciting tale from a very talented author.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148963769
Publisher: Upper Rubber Boot Books
Publication date: 12/06/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Sergey Gerasimov lives in Kharkov, Ukraine. It is a country in a remote region of the world (somewhere in the geographical center of Europe), where no one speaks English, but finds it convenient to speak Ukrainian and Russian instead. He graduated from Kharkov University as a theoretical physicist and worked for ten years teaching physics. Later, he became interested in psychology, and has published some theoretical psychology articles in Russian academic journals and magazines and a book about the psychology of ideas, published electronically in Russia. He started writing fiction in 1991, and about a hundred of stories, three hardcover novels, and two paperback novels had appeared in various places before he decided to write in English. Since 2006, his stories have appeared, among other places, in Clarkesworld Magazine, Fantasy Magazine, Adbusters, Strange Horizons, and Oceans of the Mind. The Mask Game is his first novel written in the English language.

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The Mask Game 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is definitely a fantasy book, but you can see many jabs at humanity and bureaucracy. While it is definitely out there, I was drawn into the characters and how their story would finish. It did drag out a little bit too much at the end, but I was satisfied with the ending.