FATA MORGANA

10 Aug

Remember Inspector Mantis? Trouble in Bugland? Well, here is another out-of-the-ordinary book I’d like to share. In Fata Morgana, Kotzwinkle takes us to Paris in the mid 1800s, and heaves us right into Police Inspector Picard’s world of the bizarre. We’re along for the ride, socializing with the likes of thieves and ruffians as we attempt to uncover the truth about a conjurer and his fortune-telling machine.

There are no insects showing up as protagonists in this rendering, but there is a myth lurking in every dark corner and back-alley. Like a mist that hovers – we know it’s there but seem to pay it no mind. La Fata Morgana, after all, is only a legend …… isn’t it?

 

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  1. PERCOLATIONS « WORDMAN - August 18, 2012

    […] strings his words together. I lay testament to that, having soared through, and thoroughly enjoyed, Fata Morgana, and Trouble in […]

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