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A stranger in Olondria : being the complete memoirs of the mystic, Jevick of Tyom

Author: Sofia Samatar
Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press ; [Minneapolis] : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Jevick, the pepper merchant's son, has been raised on stories of Olondria, a distant land where books are as common as they are rare in his home. When his father dies and Jevick takes his place on the yearly selling trip to Olondria, Jevick's life is as close to perfect as he can imagine. But just as he revels in Olondria's Rabelaisian Feast of Birds, he is pulled drastically off course and becomes haunted by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sofia Samatar
ISBN: 9781618730626 1618730622 9781931520768 1931520763
OCLC Number: 756582258
Notes: "A novel."
Awards: Short-listed for Locus Awards (First Novel) 2014
Short-listed for Nebula Awards 2013
Description: 299 pages : map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Sofia Samatar.

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Jevik travels to the city of Olondria where he is overtaken by a ghost from his past.  Read more...
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"Samatar's sensual descriptions create a rich, strange landscape, allowing a lavish adventure to unfold that is haunting and unforgettable."--Library Journal (*starred review*) "Sofia Samatar has an Read more...

 
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