Filaria
by Brent Hayward


Overview -

Four inhabitants of a crumbling world:

  • a drug-addled boy, living in dank recesses, sets out in an ancient car to find his ex, who has mysteriously vanished overnight;
  • a privileged girl, obsessed with the past, and exiled by her esteemed father, learns more about her long-vanished ancestors than she ever could have wished for;
  • an old man, on his hundredth birthday, deserts his quiet post as an elevator operator, climbing the great shaft in hopes of seeing the fabled topmost level before he dies;
  • and a fisherman, seeking answers to why his once-vibrant wife is now chronically ailing and wasting away, begins a quest to find and confront the god of all gods.  Read more...

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    Overview

    Four inhabitants of a crumbling world:

  • a drug-addled boy, living in dank recesses, sets out in an ancient car to find his ex, who has mysteriously vanished overnight;
  • a privileged girl, obsessed with the past, and exiled by her esteemed father, learns more about her long-vanished ancestors than she ever could have wished for;
  • an old man, on his hundredth birthday, deserts his quiet post as an elevator operator, climbing the great shaft in hopes of seeing the fabled topmost level before he dies;
  • and a fisherman, seeking answers to why his once-vibrant wife is now chronically ailing and wasting away, begins a quest to find and confront the god of all gods.

  • These stories intersect and wrap around each other, revealing deeply disturbing truths about the artificial world they inhabit.


     
    Details
    • ISBN-13: 9780980941012
    • ISBN-10: 0980941016
    • Publisher: Chizine Publications
    • Publish Date: October 2008
    • Page Count: 235
    • Reading Level: Ages 16-UP
    • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.51 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 0.68 pounds


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