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Jerusalem : a novel / Alan Moore.

By: Moore, Alan, 1953- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Edition: First edition.Description: 3 volumes (1266 pages) : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781631492433; 1631492438.Subject(s): Space and time -- Fiction | Slums -- Fiction | Mortality -- Fiction | Public housing -- Fiction | Eternity -- FictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction.DDC classification: 823/.914 LOC classification: PR6063.O593 | J47 2016
Contents:
The boroughs -- Mansoul -- Vernall's inquest ; Afterlude.
Summary: "In the half a square mile of decay and demolition that was England's Saxon capital, eternity is loitering between the firetrap housing projects. Embedded in the grubby amber of the district's narrative among its saints, kings, prostitutes, and derelicts a different kind of human time is happening, a soiled simultaneity that does not differentiate between the petrolcolored puddles and the fractured dreams of those who navigate them. Fiends last mentioned in the second-century Book of Tobit wait in urine-scented stairwells, the delinquent specters of unlucky children undermine a century with tunnels, and in upstairs parlors laborers with golden blood reduce fate to a snooker tournament. An opulent mythology for those without a pot to piss in, through the labyrinthine streets and pages of Jerusalem tread ghosts that sing of wealth and poverty; of Africa, and hymns, and our threadbare millennium. They discuss English as a visionary language from John Bunyan to James Joyce, hold forth on the illusion of mortality post-Einstein, and insist upon the meanest slum as Blake's eternal holy city."-- Provided by publisher.
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"In the half a square mile of decay and demolition that was England's Saxon capital, eternity is loitering between the firetrap housing projects. Embedded in the grubby amber of the district's narrative among its saints, kings, prostitutes, and derelicts a different kind of human time is happening, a soiled simultaneity that does not differentiate between the petrolcolored puddles and the fractured dreams of those who navigate them. Fiends last mentioned in the second-century Book of Tobit wait in urine-scented stairwells, the delinquent specters of unlucky children undermine a century with tunnels, and in upstairs parlors laborers with golden blood reduce fate to a snooker tournament. An opulent mythology for those without a pot to piss in, through the labyrinthine streets and pages of Jerusalem tread ghosts that sing of wealth and poverty; of Africa, and hymns, and our threadbare millennium. They discuss English as a visionary language from John Bunyan to James Joyce, hold forth on the illusion of mortality post-Einstein, and insist upon the meanest slum as Blake's eternal holy city."-- Provided by publisher.

Book one. The boroughs -- Book two. Mansoul -- Book three. Vernall's inquest ; Afterlude.

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