A Man Lies Dreaming

Author(s): Lavie Tidhar

Sci Fi/Fantasy

Winner of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. Adolf Hitler is transported to London, 1939, where he makes a feeble living as a private eye, while in another time and place, a man lies dreaming...

'A twisted masterpiece' Guardian1939. In a grotty corner of London, in a flat above a shop, a private eye known as Wolf keeps his office. The city is in the throes of a very British Fascism, and Wolf is far from the life he left behind in Germany, before the Fall. Business hasn't been good, so when a glamorous Jewish heiress comes through his door, he has no choice but to take on her case.It's a decision Wolf will soon regret.For in another time and place, a man lies dreaming. Once a Yiddish pulp writer, but now imprisoned in a hell of humanity's making, Shomer creates lurid tales of revenge in his sleep...Prescient, darkly funny and wholly original, the award-winning A Man Lies Dreaming is a modern fable for our time.


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General Fields

  • : 9781801100632
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus - GB
  • : July 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lavie Tidhar