Agents of Dreamland



A Government Special Agent Known Only As The Signalman Gets Off A Train On A Stunningly Hot Morning In Winslow, Arizona Later That Day He Meets A Woman In A Diner To Exchange Information About An Event That Happened A Week Earlier For Which Neither Has An Explanation, But Which Haunts The Signalman.In A Ranch House Near The Shore Of The Salton Sea A Cult Leader Gathers Up The Weak And Susceptible The Children Of The Next Level And Offers Them Something To Believe In And A Chance For Transcendence The Future Is Coming And They Will Help To Usher It In.A Day After The Events At The Ranch House Which Disturbed The Signalman So Deeply That He And His Government Sought Out Help From Other Sources, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Abruptly Loses Contact With NASA S Interplanetary Probe New Horizons Something Out Beyond The Orbit Of Pluto Has Made Contact.And A Woman Floating Outside Of Time Looks To The Future And The Past For Answers To What Can Save Humanity.At The Publisher S Request, This Title Is Being Sold Without Digital Rights Management Software DRM Applied.Agents of Dreamland

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[Ebook] ➩ Agents of Dreamland  ➨ Caitlín R. Kiernan – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • ebook
  • 82 pages
  • Agents of Dreamland
  • Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • 08 February 2019
  • 0765394316

10 thoughts on “Agents of Dreamland

  1. says:

    A government agent called The Signalman has a meeting with a mysterious woman in Winslow, Arizona about a bizarre cult murder near the Salton Sea days earlier But what do those events have to do with the New Horizons space probe and a black and white movie penned by Edgar Rice Burroughs.Despite my resolve to take on as few ARCs as possible this year, I couldn t resist this one when it popped up on Netgalley It sounded wonderfully bizarre and it was.Much like half of the books I ve read so far A government agent called The Signalman has a meeting with a mysterious woman in Winslow, Arizona about a bizarre cult murder near the Salton Sea days earlier But what do those events have to do with the New Horizons space probe and a black and white movie penned by Edgar Rice Burroughs.Despite my resolve to take on as few ARCs as possible this year, I couldn t resist this one when it pop...

  2. says:

    Beautifully creepy In this novella, Kiernan takes Lovecraftian horror elements, and transposes them into an X Files type setting A government agent known as The Signalman is set to meet another operative, Immacolata, regarding the actions of a California doomsday cult For some reason, he finds his fellow operative evenfrightening than the cult even though brutal, horrific deaths have occurred.Meanwhile, a young woman explains how the Children of the...

  3. says:

    Not actually about the Dreamlands, although there is plenty of other Lovecrafty stuff in use A four star for quality, although not for quantity I feel like there was a lot of material here that could have haddone with it, especially in terms of the two agents and their agencies Hopefully Kiernan will dowith this world.The idea of the view spoiler alien fungal invasion growing human bodies hide spoiler was pretty gross, but the book as a whole didn t feel as creepy or fright Not actually about the Dreamlands, although there is plenty of other Lovecrafty stuff in use A four star for quality, although not for quantity I feel like there was a lot of material here that could have haddone with it, especially in term...

  4. says:

    En un rancho del suroeste americano cerca del mar de Salton, el l der de un peculiar culto ofrece a sus seguidores un futuro que se aproxima y en el que ellos van a participar activamente Un d a despu s de los extra os acontecimientos en el rancho, los agentes del gobierno se encuentran con una escena indescriptiblemente perturbadora Solo unos d as despu s, el agente especial del gobierno apodado Gu...

  5. says:

    On June 2015 at the Moonlight Ranch near Salton Sea, a cult leader Drew Standish is preparing his followers, Children Of The Next Level for the peak event of his cause A few days later a goverment special agent called The Signalman because of his watch is meeting a woman in a remote town of Arizona, after a raid at the site of the cult mentioned, to exchange information and trying not to freak about what he has seen and read during the raid And NASA s interplanetary probe, New Horizons , i On June 2015 at the Moonlight Ranch near Salton Sea, a cult leader Drew Standish is preparing his followers, Children Of The Next Level for the peak event of his cause A few days later a goverment special agent called The Signalman because of hi...

  6. says:

    So this is yet another riff on Lovecraft, but I have to say that this has got to be the best one I ve read to date Certainly the closest to the source material in tone and it shows all the technique of the master horror writer that Caitlin is.The story hops around in time telling the story of an apocalyptic cult in California and an investigator known only as the Signalman as he investigates and tries to stop it This features elements from all over the Lovecraftian mythos An agent of Y The w So this is yet another riff on Lovecraft, but I have to say that this has got to be the best one I ve read ...

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    Deliberately set in the American southwest in the summer of 2015 when the New Horizons space probe was swiftly approaching the orbit of Pluto , the narrative hops from one time period and location to another, following three characters on very different and yet directly related journeys Kiernan tells their stories with equal amounts of lucidity and pathos, yet each with a distinctive voice and style.Fans of classic weird fiction author H P Lovecraft will be pleased to know that this novell Deliberately set in the American southwest in the summer of 2015 when the New Horizons space probe was swiftly approaching the orbit of Pluto , the narrative hops from one time period and location to another, following three characters on very different and yet directly related journeys Kiernan tells their stories with equal amounts of lucidity and pathos, yet each with a distinctive voice and style.Fans of classic weird fiction author H P Lovecraft will be pleased to know that this novella is something of a meditation upon his classic 1931 short story The Whisperer In Darkness, in which a man pieces together evidence of a terrifying alien conspiracy at work in rural Vermont, and which also has a lot to do with the then newly discovered Pluto.In somethi...

  8. says:

    Fantastic I can t remember seeing the spy horror story played this straight, this well, with such vivid writing and sharp, baked sense of place Kiernan nails the creeping doom, the long hopeless struggle, and pushes past into deeper human and inhuman territory of memory, jealousy, and time.

  9. says:

    This was a very trippy, non time consecutive type story of seedy government agents, doomsday cults, beings that exist without being fixed to one point in time, and invading fungus monsters from beyond Pluto..I thin...

  10. says:

    Okay, proper review done up And a woman floating outside of time looks to the future and the past for answers to what can save humanity When I read this line, I didn t immediately think about Slaughterhouse Five If I had made the Slaughterhouse Five Billy Pilgrim connection, I would probably have ran screaming in the other direction A Vonnegut fan I am most decidedly not, and Slaughterhouse Five in particular is one of those books that makes my lip curl in disgust when I think about it B Okay, proper review done up And a woman floating outside of time looks to the future and the past ...

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