Winterlong: a novel

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Elizabeth Hand's darkly sensual debut novel took the science fiction and general reading public by storm and now, seven years later, it is available again in a handsome trade paperback edition. Heralded as a considerable stylistic and imaginative accomplishment, as noteworthy in its way as Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale," by People magazine, "Winterlong" explores the disturbing remains of humanity irrevocably altered by genetic engineering run amok.
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display_description The "sensuous and evocative" debut of the Nebula Award–winning author of Waking the Moon: A dystopian journey through a world unburdened by moral taboos (Library Journal).

Set in the surreal, post-apocalyptic City of Trees, Winterlong centers on Wendy Wanders, a girl who can tap into the dreams and emotions of the people around her, and her long-lost twin brother, Raphael, a seductive, sacred courtesan to the City's decadent elite. During their voyage, they encounter man-made and godlike monstrosities—both hideous and gorgeous—in their effort to stop an ancient power from consuming all.

Blending science fiction and fantasy, Winterlong is a dark fairy tale about a land where societal and sexual taboos have disappeared, and what's left is a world that is both lyrical and terrifying, familiar and striking.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Elizabeth Hand including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.

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