The War of the Flowers

The War of the Flowers

Tad Williams - Author

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ISBN 9780756401351 | 704 pages | 06 May 2003 | DAW | 6.37 x 9.21in | 18 - AND UP
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This title was picked as one of the Best Fiction Titles in Sci Fi & Fantasy genre by Library Journal.

Returning to the fantasy genre that made him a coast-to-coast best-selling phenomenon, Tad Williams has written a new stand-alone contemporary novel set in Northern California-and also in the strange parallel world that coexists in the farthest reaches of the imagination.

Theo Vilmos is a thirty-year-old lead singer in a not terribly successful rock band. Once, he had enormous, almost magical, charisma both onstage and off-but now, life has taken its toll on Theo. Hitting an all-time low, he seeks refuge in a islolated cabin in the woods-and reads an odd memoir written by a dead relative who believed he had visited the magical world of Faerie. And before Theo can disregard the account as the writings of a madman, he, too, is drawn to a place beyond his wildest dreams...a place filled with be, and has always been, his destiny.

"Williams fills his pages with the sort of stories and characters that readers of epic fantasy are sure to love." -Publishers Weekly

"Rock musician Theo Vilmost plummets headlong into the land of Faerie and finds himself thrust into the middle of a political and social maelstrom with only a foul-mouthed sprite as his ally. Williams's unforgettable cross-world fantasy turns faerie lore on its ear and is his best work to date." —Library Journal

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