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Shriek

Shriek

(2006)
An Afterword
(The second book in the Ambergris series)
A novel by

 

"Unsettling, erudite, dark, shot through with unexpected humour. Ambergris is one of my favourite haunts in fiction. "
China Miéville


"Playful, poignant, and utterly, wildly imaginative."
Peter Straub


Narrated with flamboyant intensity by one-time society figure Janice Shriek, and presenting a vivid gallery of strange characters and even stranger events, this is an account of the adventures of her brother Duncan, a historian obsessed with a doomed love affair and a dark secret that may kill or transform him. It involves, too, a war between rival publishing houses which threatens to change Ambergris forever, and rivalry with a marginalised race known as the "grey caps" who, armed with advanced fungal technologies, wait underground for their chance to recover the city that was once theirs. This story of the family, "Shriek" is an exotic and colourful novel of love, life and death which brings to fruition the author's genius for capturing the truly weird.

Genre: Fantasy
 
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Hardback Editions

August 2006 : Hardback
Title: Shriek: An Afterword
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 0765314657 / 9780765314659 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

December 2014 : Paperback
Title: Shriek: An Afterword
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 1447263154 / 9781447263159
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2014 : Paperback
Title: Shriek: An Afterword
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 1447265319 / 9781447265313
Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2008 : Perfect Paperback
Title: Shriek
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 3608937781 / 9783608937787
Publisher: Klett-Cotta Verlag
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

July 2007 : Paperback
Title: Shriek: An Afterword
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 0765314665 / 9780765314666 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

January 2007 : Paperback
Title: Shriek
Author(s): Jeff Vandermeer
ISBN: 0330770047 / 9780330770040 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon UK   

January 2007 : Paperback
Title: Shriek: An Afterword
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 0330440047 / 9780330440042 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon UK   Amazon   

January 2006 : Paperback
Title: Shriek: An Afterword
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer
ISBN: 1405053607 / 9781405053600 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon UK   Amazon   

Kindle Editions

May 2014 : Kindle edition
Title: Shriek
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer

Publisher: Tor
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2007 : Kindle edition
Title: Shriek: An Afterword
Author(s): Jeff VanderMeer

Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   

 


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