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The Great Lover

(2011)
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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.

    

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Paperback Editions

April 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Great Lover
Author(s): Michael Cisco
ISBN: 1-907681-06-X / 978-1-907681-06-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chomu Press
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Kindle Editions

April 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Great Lover
Author(s): Michael Cisco
Publisher: Chomu Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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