“Fantastic…I was in seventh heaven.” —Kate Mosse, author of Labyrinth
“Carr[ies] the reader on a mind-twisting odyssey…sweeping, highly original and absorbing.” —Dallas Morning News
“Studded with treats…beautifully written.”—Entertainment Weekly
“As flat-out fun, engaging and funny as any tale of mystery and imagination I can recall.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer
“A remarkable achievement of imagination and stellar writing.” —Tampa Tribune
“An erotically charged, rip-roaring adventure for adults with scarcely a dull moment to be had, which defies its great length to keep the reader on the edge of his seat.” —Daily Mail
About the Author
Gordon Dahlquist is a native of the Pacific Northwest, where he worked for several years writing and directing plays. Since 1988 he has lived in New York. He has been a member of New Dramatists, is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect, and a founding member of the CiNE. His works include Messalina
(Evidence Room, Los Angeles: SPF, New York), text for Babylon Is Everywhere: A Court Masque
(CiNE, Schaeberle Theatre; Theatre
Magazine), Delirium Palace
(Evidence Room, Los Angeles; published in Breaking Ground
), The Secret Machine
(Twilight Theatre Company at Solo Rep), Vortex du Plaisir
(Ice Factory ’99 Festival at the Ohio Theatre, WKCR’S Manhattan Theatre of the Air), Island of Dogs
(4th Street Theatre), Severity’s Mistress
(Soho Rep Theatre, New York University; winner of Primary stages’ Bug &Bub award), Mission Byzantium!
(American Globe Theatre, NYTW’s Just Add Water Festival), and Reitcence
(Horace Mann Theatre).
He has written and directed several experimental films, that have been selected for the San Francisco International Film Festival, the Seattle International Film Festival, and the Northwest Film and Video Film Festival. He is a graduate of Reed College and Columbia University’s School of the Arts. He has received two Garland Playwriting Awards for Messalina
and Delirium Palace.
The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters
is his first novel.