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Leech  Cover Image Book Book

Leech / Hiron Ennes.

Ennes, Hiron, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250811189
  • ISBN: 125081118X
  • Physical Description: 322 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Tordotcom/Tom Doherty Associates, 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
"MEET THE CURE FOR THE HUMAN DISEASE "A wonderful new entry to Gothic science fiction, impeccably clever and atmospheric. Think Wuthering Heights... with worms!" -Tamsyn Muir A surreal and horrifying debut, Leech defies our understanding of identity, heredity, and bodily autonomy. In an isolated chateau, as far north as north goes, the baron's doctor has died. The doctor's replacement has a mystery to solve: discovering how the Institute lost track of one of its many bodies. For hundreds of years the Interprovincial Medical Institute has grown by taking root in young minds and shaping them into doctors, replacing every human practitioner of medicine. The Institute is here to help humanity, to cure and to cut, to cradle and protect the species from the apocalyptic horrors their ancestors unleashed. In the frozen north, the Institute's body will discover a competitor for its rung at the top of the evolutionary ladder. A parasite is spreading through the baron's castle, already a dark pit of secrets, lies, violence, and fear. The two will make war on the battlefield of the body. Whichever wins, humanity will lose again"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Medical institutes > Fiction.
Physicians > Fiction.
Human body > Fiction.
Parasites > Fiction.
Genre: Apocalyptic fiction.
Science fiction.
Gothic fiction.
Novels.

Available copies

  • 5 of 13 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.

Holds

  • 2 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library FIC ENN (Text) 38256101855330 Adult Fiction Checked out 11/30/2022


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