The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

Angela Carter


The transformation of Desiderio's urban right into a mysterious country is instant: Hallucination flows with magical pace in each mind; avenues and plazas are by surprise as fertile as fairy-book forests. And the evil comes, too, as imaginary massacres fill the streets with blood, the lifeless go back to query the residing, and profound anxiousness drives 1000s to suicide.

Behind all of it stands health care professional Hoffman, whose significant turbines crack the immutable surfaces of time and house and plunge civilization right into a global with out the chains – or buildings – of cause. simply Desiderio, proof against mirages and delusion, can defeat him. yet Desiderio's conflict will take him to the very verge of collapse of indisputable, impossible to resist desire.

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