The Land Across

by Gene Wolfe

In The Land Across, Gene Wolfe's engrossing fantasy novel, readers are kept guessing until the very end, and long after.

An American writer of travel guides in need of a new location chooses to travel to a small and obscure Eastern European country. The moment Grafton crosses the border he is in trouble, much more than he could have imagined. His passport is taken by guards, and then he is detained for not having it. He is released into the custody of a family, but is again detained. It becomes evident that there are supernatural agencies at work, but they are not in some ways as threatening as the brute forces of bureaucracy and corruption in that country. Is our hero in fact a spy for the CIA? Or is he an innocent citizen caught in a Kafkaesque trap?

A Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Book of 2013

First Published: 2013

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