The Course of the Heart
Course of the Heart by M. John Harrison
Book DescriptionJohn M. Harrison delivers an extraordinary, genre-bending novel that weaves together mythology, sexuality, and the troubled past and present of Eastern Europe. It begins on a hot May night, when three Cambridge students carry out a ritualistic act that changes their lives. Years later, none of the participants can remember what exactly transpired; but their clouded memories can't rid them of an overwhelming sense of dread. Pam Stuyvesant is an epileptic haunted by strange sensual visions. Her husband Lucas believes that a dwarfish creature is stalking him. Self-styled Sorcerer Yaxley becomes obsessed with a terrifyingly transcendent reality. The seemingly least effected participant in the ritual (who is haunted by the smell of roses) attempts to help his friends escape the torment that has engulfed their lives.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781597800402
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Night Shade Books
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Publish Date: 5-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author M. John Harrison
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An Unreliable Guide to London brings together twenty-six stories about the lesser known parts of a world renowned city. Stories that stretch the reader's definition of the truth. Stories that have you questioning whether reality, and fiction simultaneously. It is the perfect guide to London, showing you everything that you never knew existed.
Climbers, Paperback (May 2013)
The first novel to win the BOARDMAN TASKER PRIZE, now with a brand new introduction by Robert Macfarlane, author of THE OLD WAYS.
Empty Space, Paperback (April 2013)
At last: the final book in the awesome Kefahuchi Tract Trilogy!
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A sequel to the bestselling LIGHT, 'a novel of full-spectrum literary dominance' (GUARDIAN).
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