Fragment(s): Monday Maps and Diagrams (Science Fiction) 1/14/19 — Alan Dean Foster’s Voyage to the City of the Dead (1984)

January 15, 2019 at 8:06 pm 1 comment

I love maps that accompany books.
Especially if the land in the story does not exist.

Science Fiction and Other Suspect Ruminations

Monday Maps and Diagrams 1/14/19

A tantalizing title—Voyage to the City of the Dead (1984)–made all the more mysterious by two wonderful maps. The first charts a lengthy winding river stretching from the north pole past the equator. The second, a cross section illustrating the elevation of the river’s vast canyon….

I’m almost compelled to pick up the book! Although I’ve had little luck with Alan Dean Foster’s SF in the past. Thoughts?

The Maps (click to enlarge):

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  • 1. sherriepalmer  |  January 16, 2019 at 3:14 am

    I love books with maps! When they have one I refer to it until the fictional world feels real. Maps make a book better.


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