Czech composer Paul Haas lives comfortably at Universal Studios with his wife and family.
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One Who Disappeared By David Herter,Vladimir Verano.
One Who Disappeared (Hornsea, East Yorkshire: PS Publishing, 2012). Ceres Storm (New York: Tor, 2000) The SFE gallery of book covers now has more than 10,000 images: this one seemed appropriate for the 10,000th.
One Who Disappeared book. David Herter is a graduate of Clarion West 1990, where his instructors included Gene Wolfe. His other novels include the far-future Ceres Storm, the Vernian cheese fantasy David Herter is a graduate of Clarion West 1990, where his instructors included Gene Wolfe
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David Herter is an American author. com, followed by Evening's Empire in 2002. Ceres Storm is a far-future space opera, telling of a boy's quest across a solar system ravaged by a nano-plague. In 2012, Herter published e-book versions of Ceres Storm, On the Overgrown Path, The Luminous Depths, One Who Disappeared and October Dark, and also published a novella related to Ceres Storm called The Firebirds of Theriak. Herter lives in Seattle, Washington, where he attended the Clarion West writing workshop.
David Herter’s trilogy delves into the cultural richness of this period as it is overshadowed by the looming evil of the times. His characters are historical figures, artists – most notably, the composers Leoš Janáček, Pavel Haas, Igor Stravinsky and Gideon Klein; the writers, Franz Kafka, Karel Čapek and Max Brod; the brothers of Čapek and Haas, the artist Joseph Čapek and the Hollywood actor and director Hugo Haas; and a mysterious flautist named Magdalena. Without giving too much away, this third book begins in 1949 with Pavel Haas, his brother and their families comfortably ensconced in Hollywood, yet haunted by things past. A mysterious telegram arrives, and a subsequent meeting, (and with the help of a "stave flower") sends Pavel back to 1929, where the maestro, the Capek brothers and others are unaware of the impending war.
He has since written contemporary fantasy (EVENING'S EMPIRE), historical fantasy (ON THE OVERGROWN PATH) and epic science fiction (YAN TAN TETHERA, COLD HEAVENS). Fantastic!" ―Peter Straub on ONE WHO DISAPPEARED. Distinctive and imaginative, a debut of immense promise. This epic unfolds in a seductive.
Introduction by Brian Stableford. Cover art by Vlad Verano. Hollywood, California, 1949. Exiled Czechoslovak composer Paul Haas lives a comfortable life at Universal Studios. He has a loving wife and family. His opera The Insect Play has been a hit at the Metropolitan in New York. But for Paul, the past is never far away; he’s haunted by memories of home, of too many friends and loved ones lost in the Holocaust of the Second World War. On a summer day, a telegram arrives, hinting at answers to mysteries sinister yet promising