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Primaland

Primaland

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ISBN-13: 

9780974169200


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097416920X


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Publisher:  Haven Publications
Summary: Primaland is a metaphysical vaudeville freak show; part absurd comedy, part political espionage thriller, part mythological fable,and part beat philosophy fever-dream, set in a place that all of us know exists, but few have seldom seen.We begin with a mysterious traveler referred to only as The Stranger, who takes to the road in search of a mythical place called Primaland but instead becomes the unwitting savior of a... character who ?resembles Bob Dylan after a fortnight of amphetamines,? and is thus shanghaiedinto a series of events that are never within his control: standing in as an ?assassination dummy? for a ?high-rankinggovernment official? by the name of Malick; robbing a bankwith a family of redneck criminals (aptly named The Crooks); murder; and spying, in a clandestine operation to overthrow the government. Along the way, The Stranger mixes paths with a variety of gleefully mad, sometimes despicable, but alwayscolorful characters, among them: Keller, the Chief of Police (who moonlights--forgive the pun--as a werewolf); Malabar, a P.T. Barnum-esque showman who operates a menagerieof mythological figures in a remote mansion known as the Festival of Others; The Sponge, whose touch can instill one with visions they might wish they had never had; and, last but not least, the physical embodiment of chance, itself?Mr. Kint.Primaland is a place you will want to travel through, as well, if it's something new and invigorating that you're seeking to find. Only one piece of advice: the revelations are not only to be found at story's end, but all along the road itself. [read more]

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Primaland

ISBN-13: 9780974169200


ISBN: 097416920X


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Publisher: Haven Publications
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