5 edition of Hidden cities found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 150 -151).
|Statement||text and photographs by Gregory Edwards.|
|LC Classifications||NA3513.V35 E38 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||151 p. :|
|Number of Pages||151|
|LC Control Number||91223577|
In one key exchange in the middle of the book, Kublai prods Polo to tell him of the one city he has never mentioned directly— his hometown. John Jude Palencar. As Kublai speculates, "perhaps this dialogue of ours is taking place between two beggars named Kublai Khan and Marco Polo; as they sift through a rubbish heap, piling up rusted flotsam, scraps of cloth, wastepaper, while drunk on the few sips of bad wine, they see all the treasure of the East shine around them" Moreover, while it is difficult to locate an overall pattern of escalating conflict, climax, and resolution in "Invisible Cities," the book does have a clear organizational scheme.
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The third novel in the series is part historical travelogue part suspense, part fantasy, and part horror as it sees some archeologists discover a hidden chamber underneath Venice, and unwittingly unleash strong magicians that intend to retake Venice.
You get off in Atlanta and skip the final flight to Miami. As Kublai speculates, "perhaps this dialogue of ours is taking place between two beggars named Kublai Khan and Marco Polo; as they sift through a rubbish heap, piling up rusted flotsam, scraps of cloth, wastepaper, while drunk on the few sips of bad wine, they see all the treasure of the East shine around them" Despite their modern looking appearance and attitudes, the cities histories and their present are influenced by magic and the paranormal.
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The lead characters have to face up to a set of different challenges that sees them transported to alternate or parallel universes where they have to confront paranormal powers that seek to destroy their lives or that of the communities they have come Hidden cities book. And even though some of the cities that Polo evokes for the aging Kublai are futuristic communities or physical impossibilities, it is equally difficult to argue that "Invisible Cities" is a typical work of fantasy, science fiction, or even magical realism.
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Getting into the alternate realities of their cities, they embark on an adventure that is full of chilling ancient feuds, struggles for power, and magic that leads them towards their destinies. This allows a traveler to reclaim their luggage before checking in for their final destination, and simply leave the airport.
There, three feet underground, one could find a buried casque. His taste for confusing variety is very much in evidence in "Invisible Cities," where 13th-century explorer Marco Polo describes skyscrapers, airports, and other technological developments from the modern era.
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