A novel of loss, identity, and, in the strangest of places, hope.
Leonard Trader is a luthier, a maker of guitars. Johnny Devlin is chronically unemployed. Leonard is solitary, quiet, responsible. Johnny is a lady-killer, a drunk, a charming loser.
When they inexplicably wake up in each other's bodies, Johnny gleefully moves into Leonard's comfortable and stable existence, leaving Leonard to pick up the pieces of a life he had no part in breaking.
Penniless, friendless, homeless, Leonard begins a journey that will take him beyond the streets of the city to an otherworld of dreams and spirits, where he must confront both the unscrupulous Johnny Devlin and his own deepest fears.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - liveshipvivacia - LibraryThing
A masterpiece. One of the many reasons I read Charles de Lint. The whole story hooked together so beautifully. Everyone felt real, multi faceted, and sympathetic. Nothing was left hanging and although it didn't end perfectly, nothing ends perfectly. I whole heartedly recommend it. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TheBentley - LibraryThing
Overall, very good. I would especially recommend it to fans of Neil Gaiman's "Anansi Boys" and "American Gods." I was not overly fond of the technique of switching point of view from chapter to ... Read full review
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