The Mercury Waltz

The Mercury Waltz

by Kathe Koja
The Mercury Waltz

The Mercury Waltz

by Kathe Koja



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"We're pursued by no one, now."

Having fled their comfortably dangerous brothel-and-theater known as the Poppy, Rupert and Istvan have traveled far to land in a city of sepia and silver, where they make new allies and settle old grudges. Ancient families clash with municipal thugs outside ¬and inside ¬the doors of the Mercury Theatre: the home Rupert has always longed for, with a stage created for Istvan's wildest tales.

Kathe Koja's compelling sequel to Under the Poppy continues the timeless love and passionate play of its heroes, who can never truly escape their past. As their lives intertwine with a young blue-eyed fortuneteller, a foxy street sharpster, and a poet from the provinces come to this city on the brink of combustion, the promise of the Poppy is played out to the tune of The Mercury Waltz.

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BN ID: 2940148165736
Publisher: Roadswell Editions
Publication date: 01/14/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 288
File size: 732 KB

About the Author

Kathe Koja’s books include Under the Poppy, The Cipher and Skin; her young adult novels include Buddha Boy, Talk and Kissing the Bee. Her work has been honored by the ALA, the ASPCA and with the Bram Stoker Award. Her books have been published in seven languages and optioned for film. She’s a Detroit native and lives in the area with her husband, artist Rick Lieder. She also runs Loudermilk Productions, creating site-specific immersive events including performances of Faustus and her own adaptation of Under the Poppy.

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