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A Man Lies Dreaming: Sometimes, it takes a mass murderer to catch a serial killer . . .

Lavie Tidhar

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Fiction, Science fiction, Fantasy, Historical fiction

The next novel from Lavie Tidhar, the award-winning author of THE VIOLENT CENTURY.

Deep in the heart of history's most infamous concentration camp, a man lies dreaming. His name is Shomer, and before the war he was a pulp fiction author. Now, to escape the brutal reality of life in Auschwitz, Shomer spends his nights imagining another world - a world where a disgraced former dictator now known only as Wolf ekes out a miserable existence as a low-rent PI in London's grimiest streets.

An extraordinary story of revenge and redemption, A Man Lies Dreaming is the unforgettable testament to the power of imagination.

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Praise for A Man Lies Dreaming: Sometimes, it takes a mass murderer to catch a serial killer . . .

  • An emerging master. - Locus

  • Young, ambitious, skilled and original. - Christopher Priest, author of The Prestige.

  • He is a political writer, an iconoclast and sometimes a provocateur ... Osama is a remarkable and ambitious work. - China Mieville on Osama.

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Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar is the World Fantasy Award winning author of Osama, of The Bookman Histories trilogy and many other works. He also won the British Fantasy Award for Best Novella, for Gorel & The Pot-Bellied God, and was nominated variously for BSFA, Campbell, Sturgeon, Kitschies and Sidewise awards. He grew up on a kibbutz in Israel and in South Africa and currently resides in London.

Lavie can be found online at http://lavietidhar.wordpress.com or on twitter @lavietidhar.

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