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It Devours!: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel

Category: Book
By (author): Cranor, Jeffrey
By (author): Fink, Joseph
Series: Welcome To Night Vale
Subject:  FICTION / Fantasy / Humorous
  FICTION / General
  FICTION / Horror
  FICTION / Literary
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: October 2017
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 9.00in x 6.00in x 1.17in
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$ 26.99
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From The Publisher*

From the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name, comes a mystery exploring the intersections of faith and science, the growing relationship between two young people who want desperately to trust each other, and the terrifying, toothy power of the Smiling God.

Nilanjana Sikdar is an outsider to the town of Night Vale. Working for Carlos, the town's top scientist, she relies on fact and logic as her guiding principles. But all of that is put into question when Carlos gives her a special assignment investigating a mysterious rumbling in the desert wasteland outside of town. This investigation leads her to the Joyous Congregation of the Smiling God, and to Darryl, one of its most committed members. Caught between her beliefs in the ultimate power of science and her growing attraction to Darryl, she begins to suspect the Congregation is planning a ritual that could threaten the lives of everyone in town. Nilanjana and Darryl must search for common ground between their very different world views as they are faced with the Congregation's darkest and most terrible secret.

Review Quote*Like ‘A Prairie Home Companion' with LSD in its drinking water, this addictive, deeply weird podcast is for anyone who likes his or her quasi-radio listening with a surrealist tilt."
Review Quote*"The book is charming and absurd-think ‘This American Life' meets ‘Alice in Wonderland.'"
Review Quote*"Night Vale's charm comes from the matter-of-factness with which it occupies the intersection between small-town slice-of-life and deep weirdness."
Review Quote*"Fans will find it refreshing to see Night Vale from different perspectives . . . but knowledge of the podcast isn't required to follow the story. This unusual experiment in format-shifting works surprisingly well."