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Glimpses
01 Aug 2019 * EBOOK * £6.99 * 9781789541250

A grieving musician travels to alternate realities, meeting the rock greats of the sixties. Brilliant slipstream novel, which won the 1994 World Fantasy Best Novel Award.

Fiction / FA (Fiction)
Extent: 314 pages
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Glimpsesby Lewis Shiner

Ray Shackleford is trying to deal with the death of his father and the collapse of his marriage when the impossible happens. Music that no one has ever heard before begins to play from his stereo speakers.

This is only the first step on a journey that will take him to Los Angeles, London, Cozumel, and points far beyond, and bring him face to face with Jim Morrison, Brian Wilson, Jimi Hendrix – and his own mortality.

Born in Texas, Lewis Shiner is a musician, rock music journalist and award-winning author, writing across genres. He has published six short stories collections and eight novels, including Glimpses, winner of the World Fantasy Best Novel Award.

From the author of OUTSIDE THE GATES OF EDEN.

GLIMPSES won the World Fantasy Best Novel Award (1994).

First published in 1993.


'Glimpses is dead-on about the high and tight nineties even as it reaches out for the sweet hereafter of the sixties. It longs for something better, and finds it, I guess, as much as anything is ever found anymore. It's a mean, sweet, wry, and disturbing book, in equal portions' Frederick Barthelme

'In thematic grandeur, vividness, and sheer audacity, Glimpses stands with G.K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday, and other outstanding works of magical realism' LA Reader

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