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✈ [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Narrows By Alexander C. Irvine ✸ – Posthd.pro From award winning author Alexander C Irvine comes a compelling fantastical riff on history and World War II The Narrows takes place in Detroit where Henry Ford’s factories have been retooled for AmFrom award winning author Alexander C Irvine comes a compelling fantastical riff on history and World War II The Narrows takes place in Detroit where Henry Ford’s factories have been retooled for America’s grand war effort But there are also clandestine operations under way–including a top secret effort to produce golems–powerful beings fashioned from the earth–to destroy Nazis Here lurk strange spies in unlikely places–and a not so extraordinary man who is.

Inadvertently poised at the bizarre urgent center of it all Spared fighting in Europe because of a bum hand Jared wishes he could join the cause instead of mindlessly sifting clay to be made into golems But there is something that preys on his dreams the devilish dwarf known as the Nain Rouge In his youth Jared once actually saw the Dwarf–a chilling creature that shows itself to individuals just before their demise Now the Nain Rouge appears to be coming back for Jare.

narrows epub The Narrows PDFInadvertently poised at the bizarre urgent center of it all Spared fighting in Europe because of a bum hand Jared wishes he could join the cause instead of mindlessly sifting clay to be made into golems But there is something that preys on his dreams the devilish dwarf known as the Nain Rouge In his youth Jared once actually saw the Dwarf–a chilling creature that shows itself to individuals just before their demise Now the Nain Rouge appears to be coming back for Jare.

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PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ Alex Irvine He first gained attention with his novel A Scattering of Jades and the stories that would form the collection Unintended Conseuences He has also published the Grail uest novel One King One Soldier and the World War II era historical fantasy The NarrowsIn addition to his original works Irvine has published Have Robot Will Travel a novel set in Isaac Asimov's positronic robot milieu; and Batman Inferno about the DC Comics superheroHis academic background includes an MA in English from the University of Maine and a PhD from the University of Denver He is an assistant professor of English at the University of Maine He also worked for a time as a reporter at the Portland Phoenix

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  1. Bryan Alexander Bryan Alexander says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFAlternate history has many virtues one being making the past vivid to readers The Narrows does this fine service for America


  2. Dan Trefethen Dan Trefethen says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFAlex Irvine writes a story of an average working class guy in WWII Detroit working a factory line because of his crippled hand This factory happens to be making golemsWelcome to an alternative history of industrial Detroit where the appearance of the Red Dwarf the Nain Rouge presages disaster for the city time after time in history Our protagonist Jared Cleaves had a childhood encounter with the Dwarf in an incident that led to the injury to his hand but Detroit hasn't been destroyed since then and various government services take an interest in Jared because they think he's the key to Detroit's future and the production of armaments for the warIn his books Irvine personalizes his everyday characters with an authenticity that contrasts with the strange happenings that occur to them This book is a good


  3. Raechel Raechel says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFI've never been interested in alternate history because I honestly think it sounds boring and this book proved my hunch rightThe premise is promising Jared Cleaves makes golems in the WW2 effort because due to an accident when he was a kid he cannot serve overseas There's also some other urban fantasy elements going on tengu hex bags imps etc These things are briefly mentioned and end up serving nothing in regards to the plot or really being involved at allJared is intensely unlikable He whines that his wife makes money than him He whines that he isn't overseas shooting Nazis He whines that he can't tell anyone about his job He whines because he has the hots for one of his wife's friends and seems to think they'd totally do it if he wanted even though she literally never speaks to him in the entire book He whines that his wife won't touch him maybe because she's busy working full time and raising a baby and has an incel for a husband?Th


  4. T.D. Elliott T.D. Elliott says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFDidn't love this I felt many times throughout the story like yawning and putting the book down There were just so many other books clamoring for my attention and I just couldn't be bothered by the slow drag of this one Although I kept returning to it doggedly like a factory worker back to his job day after day Perhaps it was Mr Irvine's loving depiction of a daughter completely glued to her father perhaps it was the foggy heated exhaustion of a wartime city pumping out materia for the homefront perhaps it was the story of a protagonist who not too brigh


  5. Heather Heather says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFNot to be confused with another book of the same name book titles can't be copyrighted so there are many duplicates out there The Narrows by Alexander C Irvine is an original historic thriller that I started read


  6. Andy Andy says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFBooks such as this are why I've decided I need to keep a list of everything that I read I found this one by browsing the new books shelves of my local library; I had never heard of the author or book beforehand When I tried to recall the title or author to add to my list though I couldn't Was it The Straits Detroit Nain Rouge? It took some lucky googling to find itThe book is a great odd gem It has it all WWII era Detroit spies golems and of course the harbinger of Detroit the Nain Rouge This book defies genres Is it a spy novel mystery history sci fi fantasy? All and none


  7. Ryun Ryun says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFJared Cleaves has problems Excluded from the army by a couple of bum fingers Jared contributes to WWII era Detroit’s war effort by building golems in a secret Ford factory removing scrap metal from lumps of clay that are then brought to life by a no nonsense rabbi Not only that but his wife makes money than he does his mother in law hates him and he’s haunted by dreams of a red skinned dwarf instigating Detroit’s fallSuch is the world of THE NARROWS by Alexander C Irvine It is a world in which magic is unusual but by no means unreal and the supernatural doesn’t preclude the daily grindMore


  8. Mike Mike says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFThere's almost something here in Alex Irvine's alternate history where Ford Motors is churning out golems in a secret project to win WW2 while the federal government tries to track down creatures from folklore but it just doesn't seem to deliver Everything comes together at the end in a way but this sort of feels like one of the golems themselves there's certainly movement but there doesn't seem to be that spark of life It kind of feels like Irvine came up with a hell of a first chapter and then phoned it in from there Some interesting ideas but not a lot of interesting execution


  9. Owen Owen says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFI guess my expectations were too high after thoroughly enjoying Scattering of Jades but The Narrows just didn't do much for me The whole idea of the US Army setting up a golem assembly line in Detroit during WWII sounded promising but it seemed like the


  10. Dergrossest Dergrossest says:

    PDF The Narrows MOBI Ê ↠ posthd.pro ↠ narrows epub, The Narrows PDFKind of a weird book with its Judaic magic Henry Ford intrigue and WWII espionage theme but a vivid step back into 1940's Detroit The D has a rich multicultural history with all kinds of interesting locales and this book captures it all I enjoyed it but am not sure that many non Detroiters will Highly recommended for the 313 crowd


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