The Doors You Mark Are Your Own by Okla ElliottThe Doors You Mark Are Your Own by Okla Elliott

The Doors You Mark Are Your Own

byOkla Elliott, Raul Clement

Paperback | April 28, 2015

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Joshua City is one of seven city-states in a post-apocalyptic world where water is scarce and technology is at mid-twentieth-century Soviet levels. As the novel opens, the Baikal Sea has been poisoned, causing a major outbreak of a flesh-eating disease called nekrosis. Against this backdrop of political corruption, violence and oppression, a struggle for control of Joshua City ensues, and a revolutionary group called The Underground emerges.The Doors You Mark Are Your Own is a sweeping literary epic-the result of years of painstaking writing and world-building by two brilliantly imaginative minds-that readers will get lost in and never want to end.
Okla Elliott is currently an Illinois Distinguished Fellow at the University of Illinois, where he works in the fields of comparative literature and trauma studies. He also holds an MFA in creative writing from Ohio State University. His non-fiction, poetry, short fiction, and translations have appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, Har...
Title:The Doors You Mark Are Your OwnFormat:PaperbackDimensions:724 pages, 8.47 × 5.66 × 1.55 inPublished:April 28, 2015Publisher:Curbside Splendor PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940430208

ISBN - 13:9781940430201


Editorial Reviews

An epic tale of good and evil."-Kirkus Reviews"The Doors You Mark Are Your Own is a dystopian masterpiece."-Kyle Minor, author ofPraying Drunk andIn the Devil's Territory"The Doors You Mark Are Your Own is one of those intriguing, compelling books that defy description, or, the impact is a reflection of keen imagination, surprises, a new vision, but yet one that is rock-ribbed intriguing. All I can say is that you should read this and enjoy it, since it is a rare thing, a very rare thing indeed, when something new comes into the world."-Craig Nova, author ofWetware andThe Good Son"If Vladimir Nabokov and Phillip K. Dick had mated and produced a genius baby, that baby might well have grown up to writeThe Doors You Mark Are Your Own. Inspired, thrilling literary madness of the best possible sort."-Pinckney Benedict, authorDogs of God andMiracle Boy and Other Stories "