The Other Planet
  • Author: Ascher/Straus
  • Binding: Clothbound
  • Pages: 224
  • Size: 6 x 9"
  • Pub. Year: 1988
  • ISBN: 0-914232-93-2
  • In Stock: Yes
Price: $20.00

A highly prescient novel of science, magic and adventure, The Other Planet introduces Valeria Florescu, who quits her job in a modern research lab and sets out on a quest for "the extraordinary." On her journey into the furthest possibilities of the future, Valeria travels through hilariously tragic and tragically hilarious banalities of American life. Eerily, this novel played a small but acknowledged part in the Romanian Revolution; the authors were even radio-interviewed by the Romanian desk of Voice of America.

REVIEWS:
"Full of surreal dreams and brief, startlingly erotic episodes.... The book is best at ordinary life, with a nod to William Carlos Williams in its surprising, saturated colors and sudden, sensuous cravings."
-- Publishers Weekly
more...

AUTHOR:
Since 1973 the award-winning fiction of Ascher/Straus has been appearing widely in magazines, including Chicago Review, The Paris Review, Chelsea, Sun and Moon, Epoch and Exile. Both Sheila Ascher and Dennis Straus were born...
more...

 



POST OFFICE BOX 1126 * KINGSTON, NY 12402
Copyright 1996-2012 - McPherson & Company - All Rights Reserved