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Galina finally tells Yakov about this strange transformation and he too says he has seen something similar. Fyodor then takes them to a magical doorway to underground Moscow where creatures from Old Russian folklore live. The Alchemy of Stone describes an urban universe where alchemy exists in a Steampunk frame — the protagonist of the tale is a clockwork doll.

Perhaps her most complex novel to date, The House of Discarded Dreams places a small group of friends in a beachside house which begins to become larger from the inside out as it floats out to sea [for Little Big and Ship of Fools see The Encyclopedia of Fantasy under links below]; the hair of one of the group similarly expands into a Pocket Universe it would be dangerously enticing to explore; an ancestor returns as a ghost; like the world under Moscow, the ekaterina sedia of the house which is a ship can be seen as a container for the stories of our race.

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I've collected images of Russia that are probably not normal. One of them is The Golden Girls dream sequence of the girls visiting the country in Soviet era. My mind was at odds with what I was reading and what I wanted to read about.


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