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“Crossings” by Alex Landragin shortlisted for Voss Literary Award

November 18, 2020

Crossings by Alex Landragin shortlisted for Voss Literary Award

Congratulations to Alex Landragin. His novel Crossings is shortlisted for the Voss Literary Award!

Crossings is a fantastical novel in three parts, designed to be read in two different directions, spanning a hundred and fifty years and seven lifetimes.

I didn’t write this book. I stole it…
A Parisian bookbinder stumbles across a manuscript containing three stories, each as unlikely as the other.
The first, ‘The Education of a Monster’, is a letter penned by the poet Charles Baudelaire to an illiterate girl. The second, ‘City of Ghosts’, is a noir romance set in Paris in 1940 as the Germans are invading. The third, ‘Tales of the Albatross’, is the strangest of the three: the autobiography of a deathless enchantress. Together, they tell the tale of two lost souls peregrinating through time.

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