Titolo: THE FACE IN THE ABYSS
Casa editrice: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Hampton Falls, NH
Data di pubblicazione: 1991
Illustratore: Ned Dameron
Condizione sovraccoperta: Dust Jacket Included
Edizione: First edition thus, first printing
Fine in fine and bright dust jacket. Codice inventario libreria 27984
Riassunto: The Face in the Abyss is a fantasy novel by A. Merritt. While searching for lost Inca treasure in South America, American mining engineer, Nicholas Graydon encounters Suarra, handmaiden to the Snake Mother of Yu-Atlanchi. She leads Graydon to an abyss where Nimir, the Lord of Evil is imprisoned in a face of gold. While Graydon's companions are transformed by the face into globules of gold on account of their greed, he is saved by Suarra and the Snake Mother whom he joins in their struggle against Nimir.
Sinossi: The tale is brilliant! It is full of weird imagination, marvelous writing, horror, beauty, and it may well be called the most "visual" book ever written for the world of fantasy. It is a grand book with a grand cast of characters. Visualize, if you are able, a monstrous head that cries tears of gold, locked deep in a cavern out of time forgotten. Consider also the incredible, Snake Mother, who is both human and reptilian, and her battle with the thing called the Lord of Evil.
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Libreria AbeBooks dal: 19 febbraio 1997
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