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by Conrad Williams.
OVERVIEW: Narcoleptic Adam Buckley is sleeping through his life. He sees people at parties he doesnt remember meeting, but who know him. Deep in Londons sprawling Underground, he sees shadows figures beckoning him into tunnels not on any map. As Adam tries to find the secret to his own memories beneath the city, he realizes he is not alone. A madman has taken to pushing people onto the tracks, and it may be someone Adam knows. If only he can remember, before it is too late... Suggestions of half remembered life, and the encroaching threat of violence begins to engulf him, and everyone he knows.
REVIEW: Not for the squeamish, this dark contemporary fantasy explores the rotting underbelly of London, where desperate 30-somethings live out meaningless lives devoted to sex, alcohol and perversity. Williams moves seamlessly back and forth between realism and the fantastic, capably bringing his tale to a murderous and apocalyptic ending. - Publishers Weekly.
2007 Night Shade, 256 pages.
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