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   Digging Leviathan, The, by James P. Blaylock  
  Novel, first publication in September 1984 , latest edition in September 2002
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      Science Fiction. Southern California -- sunny days, blue skies, neighbors on flying bicycles ... ghostly submarines ... mermen off the Catalina coast ... and a vast underground sea stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the Inland Empire where Chinese junks ply an illicit trade and enormous creatures from ages past still survive. It is a place of wonder ... and dark conspiracies. A place rife with adventure - if one knows where to look for it. Two such seekers are the teenagers Jim Hastings and his friend, Giles Peach. Giles was born with a wonderful set of gills along his neck and insatiable appetite for reading. Drawing inspiration from the novels of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Giles is determined to build a Digging Leviathan. Will he reach the center of the earth? or destroy it in the process?

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  • Children, Teens, Kids.
  • Ghosts - Specters - Spirits - Haunting
  • Humor - Comedy - Satire
  • Mermaids
  • Urban Fantasy

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