The Resource Dance of the dwarfs, Geoffrey Household, (ebook)

Dance of the dwarfs, Geoffrey Household, (ebook)

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Dance of the dwarfs
Title
Dance of the dwarfs
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Geoffrey Household
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eng
Summary
A scientist working alone in the Amazon is drawn by local superstition into a terrifying nightmare of brutality and death Deep in the heart of darkness, Dr. Owen Dawnay has stumbled across an unimaginable horror. A dedicated agricultural scientist, he has set up a lonely outpost on the outskirts of Colombia's Amazon to study the flora that thrives in one of the most remote and inhospitable regions on the face of the Earth. It is the odd behavior of the local population, however, that soon captures his interest-their superstitions, their reticence . . . their terrors. Why do the native villagers eschew music and fear the night, huddling behind the walls of their homes after sunset to escape a supposed host of dwarfish evil spirits that emerge from the trees in the evening to dance and feed? A man of rational science, Dr. Dawnay refuses to believe in the supernatural, yet he finds himself inexorably drawn into a mystery as ancient as the land itself. But the predatory eyes he feels watching him are causing him to doubt his science and his sanity-and soon there will be no place for him to hide. With the superb Dance of the Dwarfs, acclaimed author Geoffrey Household delivers a gripping tale of suspense. A chilling, ingeniously inventive masterwork of escalating terror, it is an intelligent, thought-provoking thriller that towers far above almost everything else in the genre
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Midwest
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1900-1988
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Household, Geoffrey
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823/.912
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fiction
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  • Adventure stories
  • Amazon River Region
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adult
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Dance of the dwarfs, Geoffrey Household, (ebook)
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9781497698574
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11554253
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remote
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11554253
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dance of the dwarfs, Geoffrey Household, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497698574
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11554253
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11554253
System control number
MWT11554253
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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