Laura: A Journey into the Crystal (Pushkin Collection)

While working for his uncle, Alexis Hartz is introduced to Laura who shares his scientific interests, and in particular his fascination for crystals. To his amazement Laura has discovered a way to enter this alluring world and together they travel the vast and glittering landscape. But it cannot last forever.

Pushkin Collection editions feature a spare, elegant series style and superior, durable components. The Collection is typeset in Monotype Baskerville, litho-printed on Munken Premium White Paper and notch-bound by the independently owned printer TJ International in Padstow. The covers, with French flaps, are printed on Colorplan Pristine White Paper. Both paper and cover board are acid-free and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified. 

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By Hikachi (Surabaya, 08, Indonesia) · ★★☆☆☆ · January 29, 2015
I think it's a good thing that I read this at the same time with reading Paprika. However, it's not that engaging. Not sure if it's a matter of translation, or simply because it's not modern enough. But I remember I love Frankenstein and reading some H.G. Well's. So I guess that's not the real pr... ...more
By Peregrine (Winnipeg, MB, Canada) · ★★★☆☆ · April 22, 2010
This book reads more like a fever dream than anything else I can think of to describe it. Some of that is the psychological thriller aspect of it as written, and some of it is the lost in translation aspect, not from French to English, but from 19th to 21st century. I know little of this thread o... ...more