THE BESTIARY OF COMMUNION
by Stephen J. Clark
Publication Date: June 2011
Details about the book: sewn hardcover with dust-jacket printed on heavy cardboard paper, cloth boards, gold folio, silk ribbon, end papers and full-color frontispiece.
What is the distance that appears to us through these blind arcades and trefoils of black stone, and that would not appear anywhere else but here, in these forgotten cities of the old Europe? Within the blinking of an eye mythical beasts roam the threadbare seams between day and dream, exchanging seductive glances. At these interstices maps lose their form, borders warp and the moment devours the watchful and the unwary alike.
In Amsterdam an elderly bookseller discovers that his late wife once knew the Devil.
In the wilds of the Carpathian Mountains refugees from occupied Poland hide in a long lost museum devoted to the memory of Bruno Schulz.
In Prague a portraitist is hired to paint a countess whose appearance is never the same twice.
The Bestiary of Communion comprises three long tales of enchantment and occultism from one of the noblest ambassadors of the Sacred and Holy Underworld.
The Horned Tongue
The Lost Reaches
My Mistress, the Multitude
The Bestiary of Communion is a full-colour illustrated sewn hardcover book of 118 pages with dust-jacket, silk ribbon, endpapers and a full-colour frontispiece. Collector's edition limited to only 100 hand numbered copies.
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