Sofia and her fated daughters, Fe, Esperanza, Caridad, and la Loca, endure hardship and enjoy love in the sleepy New Mexico hamlet of Tome, a town teeming with marvels where the comic and the horrific, the real and the supernatural, reside.
Hardbound. All in color; hundreds of illustrations, maps, diagrams. Do you know that a Gnome is seven times stronger than a human? Or that his sense of smell is nineteen times more acute? Or that Gnomes rub noses in both greeting and farewell? Or that Gnome couples always have twin children?
Signed by the author of 'A Series of Unfortunately Events', Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), 278pp, 2006 First Edition. A dazzling page-turner, this novel shows an internationally acclaimed storyteller at the height of his astonishing powers.
Hardbound, 1st edition, 1st printing. From the author of the New York Times bestseller Choke and the cult classic Fight Club, a cunningly plotted novel about the ultimate verbal weapon, one that reinvents the apocalyptic thriller for our times.