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By Lavie Tidhar

The subsequent novel from Lavie Tidhar, the award-winning writer of THE VIOLENT CENTURY.

Deep within the middle of history's so much notorious focus camp, a guy lies dreaming. His identify is Shomer, and earlier than the battle he was once a pulp fiction writer. Now, to flee the brutal truth of existence in Auschwitz, Shomer spends his nights imagining one other international - an international the place a disgraced former dictator referred to now in simple terms as Wolf ekes out a depressing lifestyles as a low-rent PI in London's grimiest streets.

An impressive tale of revenge and redemption, a guy Lies Dreaming is the unforgettable testomony to the ability of mind's eye.

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The old man’s gaze seemed to be just then perceiving it. “It’s been opened right up. ” “Right on in. ” “T H E D E V I L ? ” “ Too loud. ” The old man muttered something unintelligible before reaching up to brush dandruff off his shoulders. After a deep intake of breath, a deep expulsion. The wind blew hot and humid across the barrens. “ What’s your name? ” “ Yes sir. ” “East? No. I’m waiting on a different train from that. Mine … well mine’s gonna be a strange one indeed. ” “But we don’t get ’em coming through here in reverse, sir.

Especially not religion. Hear what I say? ” He raised his cane, aimed its bullet tip at the surrounding hills. “There’s your Supreme Intelligence. There’s all the Bible you need. Take a look. You see a battle raging out there ’tween good and evil? ’ Tween God and Satan? Bunkum. No creeds needed out there. ” At that moment he unexpectedly jolted the base of his stick back into his solar plexus with the force of a gun recoil, but it did not suppress a raking cough. The stick fell onto the boards.

But these were all completely readable by her. Looking after his reputation for decade upon decade, still correcting his old friends when they called him Alva (his boyhood name, which she erased when she turned him publicly into Tom, so much more solidly American to her ears), she protected that three-part name as she protected his corporeal self: with long-learnt patience. And if he responded by playing with her emotions, telling her constantly that he was at death’s door, so what? By preparing her for the end, she knew what was codified into these actions too.

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