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The Resource The deep sea diver's syndrome : a novel, Serge Brussolo ; translated by Edward Gauvin

The deep sea diver's syndrome : a novel, Serge Brussolo ; translated by Edward Gauvin

Label
The deep sea diver's syndrome : a novel
Title
The deep sea diver's syndrome
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Serge Brussolo ; translated by Edward Gauvin
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Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"Lucid dreamers called mediums dive into their dreams to retrieve ectoplasms--sticky blobs with curiously soothing properties that are the only form of art in the world. The more elaborate the dream, the better the ectoplasm. David Sarella is a medium whose dream identity is a professional thief. With his beautiful accomplice Nadia, he breaks into jewelry stores and museums, lifts precious diamonds, and when he wakes, the loot turns into ectoplasms to be sold and displayed. Only the dives require an extraordinary amount of physical effort, and as David ages, they become more difficult. His dream world--or is it the real world?--grows unstable. Any dive could be his last, forever tearing him away from Nadia and their high-octane, Bond-like adventures. David decides to go down one final time, in the deepest, most extravagant dive ever attempted. But midway through, he begins to lose control, and the figures in the massive painting he's trying to steal suddenly come to life and starts shooting"--
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DLC
Dewey number
843/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2662.R8565
LC item number
S9613 2016
Literary form
novels
Label
The deep sea diver's syndrome : a novel, Serge Brussolo ; translated by Edward Gauvin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn907884521
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9781612194684
Lccn
2015032079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907884521
Label
The deep sea diver's syndrome : a novel, Serge Brussolo ; translated by Edward Gauvin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn907884521
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9781612194684
Lccn
2015032079
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907884521

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