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  1. Bill Kerwin Bill Kerwin says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBM John Harrison's prose is filled with a rich idiosyncratic music and the structure of his Viriconium novels is musical too If The Pastel City is a late symphony by Beethoven a classical conventionally constructed work filled with individualistic energy straining to break its bonds and if A Storm of Wings is a symphony by Mahler brooding beauties from an immense modern orchestra fragmented in its structure held together by unexpected key changes and passages of dark humor then In Viriconium must be a piece of chamber music at first deceptively simple then darkening like a string uintet by Schubert something he wrote after the spirochetes and a cosmic melancholy had


  2. Glenn Russell Glenn Russell says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUB In Viriconium or The Floating Gods Third book in the British author's Viriconium cycle a short novel of great poetic power But beware this is hardly a feel good adventure tale within the genres of either science fiction or fantasy Nay with In Viriconium we visit the city in the grip of plague in many respects we might as well be back in medieval Europe during the Black Death but with M John Harrison's yarn there's some serious off the wall weirdness brewingWeirdness as in the common people inhabiting the Lower City enshrouded in plague not in the usual sense but a kind of thin fog whereby they age uickly or fall victim to various debilitating illnesses Meanwhile the Upper City although spared the fog's deadly infestation sinks into decadence on all levels material spiritual intellectu


  3. Kat Hooper Kat Hooper says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBORIGINALLY POSTED AT Fantasy LiteratureIn this third volume of the VIRICONIUM omnibus we visit the old artists’ uarter of Viriconium — a lazy decaying place where gardens bloom and the smell of black currant gin exudes from the taverns where the increasingly lackadaisical citizens used to sit and talk about art and philosophy This part of the city used to be vibrant and innovative but it has been deteriorating as a psychological plague has been creeping in from the high city The artists’ patrons infected by this plague of mediocrity have become dreamy and only want to purchase uninspired sentimental


  4. Szplug Szplug says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBWith In Viriconium the novella that comprises the third part of Harrison's tetrad we arrive fully into the twilit mystery of the great chromatic city and its cryptic story gone are the neo feudal battles and heroic swordplay from the first book the baroue arcana and incongruous metaphysical dichotomy between chitin and flesh that thickened the second From start to finish we are in a Viriconium that is both recognizable and alien native and foreign comfortable and disturbing The street names are familiar but tegeus Cromis would gaze upon the denizens of the High City with an uncomprehending eye a medieval warrior stranded amidst a metropolis concerned only with frills and frippery with tired prurience and distraction that recalls the decadent apathy of Baudelairean Paris Harrison has elevated his art to a new level depicting a decrepitude and decay physical mental spiritual that has infected not only the commoners of the Low City and the aristocrats of the High but the very stru


  5. Edward Rathke Edward Rathke says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBThis is definitely an interesting turn in the loose trilogy It's so distant and distinct from the other two that it's hard to compare it to them I enjoyed it but I think my expectations colored my reading Storm of Wings was so unbelievably amazing that I was hoping for another book like that This is much subdued about living in th


  6. Peter Peter says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBI read this in one go with Viriconium Nights and basically I can copy paste the review from that book here verbatimWhat I said about A Storm of Wings 'I wanted to like it than I did' also goes for this book but I did like it betterThere was focus on the actual city which has a weird vibe which I did like The sometimes meandering or even lagging plot of the stories was a bit off putting sometimes this certainly was no page turnerAs an influence on writers as Jeff Vandermeer and KJ Bishop the importance can not be overstated but I'd recommend this mostly


  7. Brendan Brendan says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBI thought this short novel was fantastic and made me want to dig much deeper into the Viriconium collection The main threat in this novel is a supernatural plague which bleeds Viriconium and its inhabitants of their vibrancy and lifeforce and allows Harrison shows off his talent for writing the most beautiful descriptions of ugly diseased corrupt things There are also murderous dwarves tarot cards and in depth discussions on painting and art but beneath it all is the consistent theme of Harrison's work fantastic fiction cannot exist outside of the culture that produces it


  8. Benjamin Manglos Benjamin Manglos says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBI read this as In Viriconium in the Viriconium collection so I don't know if there are any differences but I really enjoyed this short novel It reminded me a lot of Dostoyevski's works and had a lot of the same appeal It really is barely a fantasy novel and much a work of literature I can honestly say I've never read another both uite like it


  9. Dmadden Dmadden says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBMan into fish; fish into man Get over it Excellent


  10. Mysterioso Mysterioso says:

    Epub bitcoinshirts.co ´ In Viriconium ePUB ´ viriconium mobile, In Viriconium PDFEPUBFascinating change of tack in this volume


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