Inspired by the pulps, film noir, and screwball comedy, Passing Strange is a story as unusual and complex as San Francisco itself from World Fantasy Award winning author Ellen Klages, and a finalist for the 2017 Nebula Award for Best NovellaSan Francisco in 1940 is a haven for the unconventional. Tourists flock to the cities within the city: the Magic City of the World’s Fair on an island created ...
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Tor.com (January 24, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.5 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 459482
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It is basically historical literary fiction involving the LBGT scene of early 1940s San Francisco with a little magic thrown in here and there.I first heard of Ellen Klages last year, when I read her short story collection Wicked Wonders. I absolutel...
and illusion; the forbidden city of Chinatown, a separate, alien world of exotic food and nightclubs that offer “authentic” experiences, straight from the pages of the pulps; and the twilight world of forbidden love, where outcasts from conventional society can meet.Six women find their lives as tangled with each other’s as they are with the city they call home. They discover love and danger on the borders where magic, science, and art intersect.