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The Glittering World by [Levy, Robert]
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"As imaginative and frightening as a whole gallery of surrealist paintings come luridly to life."--John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

"A luscious, compelling tangle of a thriller. "The Glittering World" maps the realms of friendship and identity, the mythic and the contemporary. I loved it."--Kelly Link, author of Magic for Beginners

""The Glittering World" is a stunning phantasmagoria drawn from the world just beneath the surface, aswarm with great and memorable characters and a plot that twists and turns as it hurtles forward. A grand debut. One taste, and you'll be addicted."--Keith Donohue, author of The Stolen Child

"Robert Levy spins a dark and mythic tale. Exquisitely allegorical, this novel seethes with menace, romance, and mystery. The Glittering World is a powerful debut."--Laird Barron, author of The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All

"Imagine "True Blood" crossed with Margaret Atwood. As seductive, fantastical, and menacing as any modern supernatural classic."--Scott Cheshire, author of High as the Horses Bridles"

""The Glittering World" is that rare and wonderful kind of book that takes something old and makes it new again. Like those who disappear into the woods in this novel, once you step into these lush and mysterious pages, be prepared to return to your own world altered."--Christopher Barzak, author of One for Sorrow

"The Glittering World is that rare thing: A literary novel that reads like a thriller. A fairy tale for the modern era."--Joanna Rakoff, author of My Salinger Year

"A luscious, compelling tangle of a thriller."The Glittering World"maps the realms of friendship and identity, the mythic and the contemporary. I loved it."--Kelly Link, author of Magic for Beginners"

"Imagine"True Blood"crossed with Margaret Atwood. As seductive, fantastical, and menacing as any modern supernatural classic."--Scott Cheshire, author of High as the Horses Bridles"

""The Glittering World"is that rare and wonderful kind of book that takes something old and makes it new again. Like thosewho disappear into the woods in this novel, once you step into these lush and mysterious pages, be prepared to return to your ownworld altered."--Christopher Barzak, author of One for Sorrow"

"The Glittering Worldis that rare thing: A literary novel that reads like a thriller. A fairy tale for the modern era."--Joanna Rakoff, author of My Salinger Year"

"A luscious, compelling tangle of a thriller.The Glittering Worldmaps the realms of friendship and identity, the mythic and the contemporary. I loved it."--Kelly Link, author of Magic for Beginners"

"The Glittering World is a stunning phantasmagoria drawn from the world just beneath the surface, aswarm with great and memorable characters and a plot that twists and turns as it hurtles forward. A grand debut. One taste, and you'll be addicted."--Keith Donohue, author of The Stolen Child

"ImagineTrue Bloodcrossed with Margaret Atwood. As seductive, fantastical, and menacing as any modern supernatural classic."--Scott Cheshire, author of High as the Horses Bridles"

"The Glittering Worldis that rare and wonderful kind of book that takes something old and makes it new again. Like thosewho disappear into the woods in this novel, once you step into these lush and mysterious pages, be prepared to return to your ownworld altered."--Christopher Barzak, author of One for Sorrow"

"A luscious, compelling tangle of a thriller. The Glittering World maps the realms of friendship and identity, the mythic and the contemporary. I loved it."--Kelly Link, author of Magic for Beginners

"Robert Levy's transcendent first novel balances on the knife-edge between psychological horror and mainstream thriller -- [it] deserves a place beside that of Peter Straub, Graham Joyce, and Mark. Z. Danielewski."--Elizabeth Hand, author of Generation Loss

"Imagine True Blood crossed with Margaret Atwood. As seductive, fantastical, and menacing as any modern supernatural classic."--Scott Cheshire, author of High as the Horses' Bridles

"The Glittering World is that rare and wonderful kind of book that takes something old and makes it new again. Like those who disappear into the woods in this novel, once you step into these lush and mysterious pages, be prepared to return to your own world altered."--Christopher Barzak, author of One for Sorrow

About the Author

Robert Levy is a Harvard graduate subsequently trained as a forensic psychologist. He is also an award-winning playwright, having multiple shows developed Off Broadway. His work has been called "frank and funny" (Time), "idiosyncratic and disarming" (The New York Times), "ambitious and clever" (Variety), "smart" (Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine), and "bloody brave" (SFX magazine, UK).

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2860 KB
  • Print Length: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Gallery Books; Reprint edition (10 Feb. 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00LD1ME1I
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #813,927 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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