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Towers at the Edge of a World

byVirgil Burnett

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`Here are the annals of Montarnis from the Dark Ages to the present, told as a series of short stories, with that form's characteristic twist -- novel, ironic, or terrifying -- at the end. Their style is decadent, both in their careful observation of literary artifice and the expression of a strange private sensibility.' -- Thomas Pyne, The Los Angeles Times

Virgil Burnett is an author-illustrator whose work has been widely published on this continent and in Europe. His recent projects include illustrations for Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (The Folio Society: London, England) and work on a third novel. He was a member of the Fine Arts faculty of the University of Waterloo, and now spend...
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Title:Towers at the Edge of a WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.68 × 5.53 × 0.68 inPublisher:Porcupine's Quill

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ISBN - 10:0889840822

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`Here are the annals of Montarnis from the Dark Ages to the present, told as a series of short stories, with that form's characteristic twist -- novel, ironic, or terrifying -- at the end. Their style is decadent, both in their careful observation of literary artifice and the expression of a strange private sensibility.' -- Thomas Pyne, The Los Angeles Times`Deceptively fast-paced, swift without ever becoming simple, the narrative carries one forward through scenes sometimes of barbaric splendour and horror to an often ironic and astonishing denouement...'