By Tim Powers
Winner of the Philip ok. Dick Award: In a nuclear-ravaged California, a humble musician units out on a perilous quest to rescue his misplaced love from the clutches of a soul-devouring spiritual cult
In the twenty-second century, town of Angels is a sad shell of its former self, having some time past been ruined and reshaped through nuclear catastrophe. sooner than he was once in a band in Ellay, Gregorio Rivas was once a redeemer, rescuing misplaced souls trapped within the Jaybirds cult of the robust maniac Norton Jaybush. Rivas had was hoping these days have been in the back of him, yet a determined entreaty from a robust authentic is pulling him again into the sport. The rewards might be considerable if he can wrest Urania, the official’s daughter and Gregorio’s old flame, from Jaybush’s sinister clutches. to take action, the redeemer reborn needs to face blood-sucking hemogoblins and different monstrosities on his approach to gaining knowledge of the last word secrets and techniques of this neo-Californian civilization.
One of the main ingeniously inventive writers of our time, Tim Powers dazzles in an early paintings that screens his special artistic genius. Alive with wit, intelligence, and wild invention, Dinner at Deviant’s Palace is a mad experience throughout a dystopian destiny as in basic terms Tim Powers can have imagined it.