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The etched city

by K. J. Bishop

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political corruption -- Fiction.,
  • Revolutionaries -- Fiction.,
  • Women surgeons -- Fiction.,
  • Bodyguards -- Fiction.,
  • Assassins -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementK.J. Bishop.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.4.B55 E73 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p. ;
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3309208M
    ISBN 100553382918
    LC Control Number2004057373
    OCLC/WorldCa56387058

    "This book is a history, an exceptional history because it tells both of a cemetery and of a living people. It is the chronicle-rich, varied, intense, and warmly personal-of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews who settled in New York City in , and of the Jewish immigrants who came from Central and northern Europe. The Etched City / Bishop, K. J. / ISBN X (48 copies separate) The Etched City / Bishop, K.J. / ISBN (46 copies separate) The etched city / Bishop, K. J. / ISBN (38 copies separate) The Etched City: A Novel / Bishop, K. J. / ISBN (23 copies separate) The Etched City / Bishop, K. J. / ISBN (20 /5(29).

    Title: The Etched City Title Record # Author: K. J. Bishop Date: Type: NOVEL Language: English User Rating: (2 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE Current Tags: new weird (1) Add Tags.   Etched in Sand by Regina Calcaterra Also by this author: Girl Unbroken Published by William Morrow Paperbacks on August 6, Genres/Lists: #30Authors, Memoir, Non-Fiction Pages: Read synopsis on Goodreads I received this book for free from TLC Book Tours. Buy the book: Amazon/Audible (this post includes affiliate links). Update: I read that this book sold 5/5.

    "Combine equal parts of Stephen King's Dark Tower series and Chine Miéville's Perdido Street Station, throw in a dash of Aubrey BeardsleyandJ.K. Huysmans, and you'll get some idea of this disturbing, decadent first novel."—Publishers Weekly Gwynn and Raule are rebels on the run, with little in common except being on the losing side of a hard-fought war. etch (ĕch) v. etched, etching, etches 1. a. To cut into the surface of (glass, for example) by the action of acid, especially by coating the surface with wax or another protective layer and drawing lines with a needle and then using the acid to form the lines on the unprotected parts of the surface. b. To make or create by this method: etch a.


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/5(66). The Etched City is a beautifully surreal book, In it we follow two world weary adventurers as they move through a dreamscape of bizarre characters and inexplicable events.

The barren Copper Country and the lush city of Ashamoil are brought to life by vivid prose. The two main characters are sometimes painfully real while remaining essentially /5. the etched city is a book almost entirely without plot and there is no connecting thread, character's motivations are often unconvincing.

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The Etched City is a philosophical novel and a surrealist tour-de-force filled with beautiful, sometimes harrowing imagery. Bishop's characters struggle to find their way through a dreamlike, increasingly malleable world/5(13).

the etched city is a book almost entirely without plot and there is no connecting thread, character's motivations are often unconvincing.

somehow though this is still a great book, the type i could not put down and i finished it in three days. /5(30). Find books like The Etched City from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The Etched City also liked: City of Saints and. About The Etched City “Combine equal parts of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series and Chine Miéville’s Perdido Street Station, throw in a dash of Aubrey BeardsleyandJ.K.

Huysmans, and you’ll get some idea of this disturbing, decadent first novel.”—Publishers Weekly Gwynn and Raule are rebels on the run, with little in common except being on the losing side. The Etched City by KJ Bishop pp, Tor, £ Ashamoil, the etched city, survives in a crumbling world of degenerated civilisations in which rival warlords oversee businesses based on gun.

The Etched City is the story of two ex-mercenaries, companions who life threw together - but who are two very different people. Both escape the dusty desert, one step ahead of trouble, seeking somethng better.

Raule becomes a doctor to the poor, while Gwynn ends up as man-at-arms to a /5(29). The Etched City is, at the worst case scenario, a very interesting book and different than the usual fantasy stuff. I think that everyone who is into "non-standard" fantasy, as well as people who like anti-heroes and unique settings, would find a lot to enjoy here.

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Get this from a library. The etched city. [K J Bishop] -- "Gwynn and Raule are rebels on the run, with little in common except being on the losing side of a hard-fought war. Gwynn is a gunslinger from the north, a loner, a survivor a killer.

Raule is a. ― K.J. Bishop, quote from The Etched City “There were no milestones in the Copper Country. Often a traveler could only measure the progress of a journey by the time it took to get from each spoiled or broken thing to the next: a half-day’s walk from a dry well to the muzzle of a cannon poking out of a sand-slope, two hours to reach the.

Inher first book, The Etched City, was nominated for a World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. She is a recipient of the Aurealis Award for best collection. Bibliography Novels. The Etched City () Collections.

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Bishop, Melbourne, Australia. THE ETCHED CITY K. Bishop, Author. Prime $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Combine equal parts of Stephen King's Dark Tower. The Etched City is the first novel (and the only one published to date) of the Australian science-fiction writer K. was published for the first time by Prime Books in (cover art done by K.

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Now you can have something Brand: WND Books, Incorporated. After many recommendations on this sub, I went into The Etched City expecting a Weird Western adventure story. For the first 50 pages it lives up to the billing: Raule, a doctor, and Gwynn, a gun for hire, flee through the desert on camels, engage in desperate gunfights and hole up in shantytowns replete with native tribesmen.

Finally after 2/3 of the book, I think I realized the significance of the title Etched City – all of the drawings that Beth does; the etchings on Gwynn’s sword. Still do not have full appreciation of the religion discussion between Rev and Gwynn.

Not the first, second, or even the last when Rev does the miracle. Read Book Review: The Etched City by K.J. Bishop. Gwynn and Raule are rebels on the run, with little in common except being on the losing side of a hard-fought/5(30).Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Etched City by K.J. Bishop,Pan MacMillan edition, paperback The Etched City ( edition) | Open Library.Whether The Etched City is a novel in the classic tradition, however, is debatable. A second-reading needed to discover if in fact a spine exists, the book is more a collage of vignettes than straightforward storytelling.