The Door to Lost Pages

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Harper Collins, Apr 17, 2012 - Fiction - 205 pages
21 Reviews

Step through the door to lost pages and escape a life you never wanted.

On her tenth birthday, Aydee runs away from home and from her neglectful parents. At first, surviving alone on the streets is harsh, but a series of frightening, bewildering encounters with strange primordial creatures leads her to a bookshop called Lost Pages, where she steps into a fantastic, sometimes dangerous, but exciting life. Aydee grows up at the reality-hopping Lost Pages, which seems to attract a clientele that is both eccentric and desperate. She is repeatedly drawn into an eternal war between enigmatic gods and monsters, until the day she is confronted by her worst nightmare: herself.


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They are however filled with magical prose and imagery. - Goodreads
The writing wasn't that great either. - Goodreads
The utter and unashamed enjoyment of storytelling... - Goodreads
The prose is very simple and kind of alluring. - LibraryThing
So, not my favorite writing style but okay. - LibraryThing
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User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

4 Stars I enjoyed this novella more than I thought I would. It is a book of stories linked through an old book shop, The Lost Pages. The themes in each of the stories is quite apparent even though ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chloe Hallam - Goodreads

Wanting to explore lesser known fantasy authors, I found this book at my local library. The blurb intrigued me enough to think it might be worth investing a small fraction of my -currently very ... Read full review


His Back Pages
PROLOGUEFuel for the Dark Dreams of YameshLot
CHAPTER 1Bestial Acts
CHAPTER 2Let Evil Beware
CHAPTER 4Dark Tendrils
CHAPTER 5Lost Girls
CODAThe Lost and Found of Years
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Claude Lalumière is the author of the story collection Objects of Worship and the chapbook The World’s Forgotten Boy and the Scorpions from Hell. In addition to this, he has edited eight anthologies, including the Aurora Award finalist Tesseracts Twelve: New Novellas of Canadian Fantastic Fiction. He has published hundreds of articles and reviews, and he’s the Fantastic Fiction columnist for The Montreal Gazette. With Rupert Bottenberg, Claude is the co-creator of the Lost Myths website: a playful medley of cryptomythological fiction, pantheons, bestiaries, comics, art, games, readings, performances, and more.

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