Shriek: An Afterword

Shriek: An Afterword

Jeff VanderMeer


An epic but own examine numerous many years of lifestyles, love, and demise within the imaginary urban of Ambergris--previously chronicled in Jeff VanderMeer's acclaimed City of Saints & Madmen--Shriek: An Afterword relates the scandalous, heartbreaking, and frightening mystery heritage of 2 squabbling siblings and their confidantes, protectors, and enemies.

Narrated with flamboyant depth and less than more and more pressing stipulations via ex-society determine Janice Shriek, this afterword provides a brilliant gallery of characters and occasions, emphasizing the adventures of Janice's brother Duncan, a historian keen about a doomed love affair and a mystery that can kill or rework him; a struggle among rival publishing homes that would switch Ambergris perpetually; and the grey caps, a marginalized humans armed with complicated fungal applied sciences who've been ready underground for his or her likelihood to mould the way forward for town.

Part educational treatise, half tell-all biography, after this creation to the kin Shriek, you will by no means examine heritage in particularly a similar method again.

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