Wounded Little Gods(9780804855228)

Literature
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SKU:
9780804855228
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804855228
Format:
Hardcover, Jacketed
Date Published:
06/07/2022
Number of Pages:
160
Trim Size:
5 1/2 X 8 1/2

Regina was born and raised in the small town of Heridos, where gods and spirits walked the earth.

Until they didn't.

Ten years ago, the town's harvest failed utterly, and the people---believing the gods had abandoned them--left their farms and moved on.

Now, on a Friday before a long weekend, Regina ends her workday at an office in Makati, and walks home with a new colleague, Diana. Following a strange and disturbing conversation between them, Diana does not show up at work on Monday, nor Tuesday, nor Wednesday.

On Thursday, Regina finds a folded piece of paper In her bag. In Diana's handwriting are two names and a strange map that will send Regina back to her hometown. Here, in her quest to find Diana, she encounters rumors of genetic experiments, stumbles upon a strange facility that no one seems to know about, finds herself in places that don't exist, and discovers that people are not who they seem to be. And the biggest question in the bizarre chain of events is not what, or how, but why?

Wounded Little Gods is a tale that brings mythology to a sci-fi thriller that's filled with a sense of place--a place where gods are in many ways human and point to the ways in which humans can be inhumane. As Regina struggles to unwind the knots surrounding the mystery of this facility and the people connected to it. She discovers that she is more intertwined in the strange events in her hometown than she ever knew.


About the Author:
Eliza Victoria is the author of several books including the Philippine National Book Award-winning Dwellers, the graphic novel After Lambana, and others. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in several online and print publications including LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction, The Dark Magazine, and The Apex Book of World SF, among others. Her work has received top Philippine literary awards, including the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. elizavictoria.com