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Joe Golem and the Drowning City - An Illustrated Novel

Mike Mignola

In 1925, earthquakes and a rising sea level left Lower Manhattan submerged under more than thirty feet of water, so that its residents began to call it the Drowning City. Those unwilling to abandon their homes created a new life on streets turned to canals and in buildings whose first three stories were underwater. Fifty years have passed since then, and the Drowning City is full of scavengers and water rats, poor people trying to eke out an existence, and those too proud or stubborn to be defeated by circumstance. Among them are fourteen-year-old Molly McHugh and her friend and employer, Felix Orlov. Once upon a time Orlov the Conjuror was a celebrated stage magician, but now he is an old man, a psychic medium, contacting the spirits of the departed for the grieving loved ones left behind. When a seance goes horribly wrong, Felix Orlov is abducted by strange men wearing gas masks and rubber suits, and Molly soon finds herself on the run. Her flight will lead her into the company of a mysterious man, and his stalwart sidekick, Joe Golem, whose own past is a mystery to him, but who walks his own dreams as a man of stone and clay, brought to life for the sole purpose of hunting witches.

In 1925, earthquakes and a rising sea level left Lower Manhattan submerged under more than thirty feet of water, so that its residents began to call it the Drowning City. Those unwilling to abandon their homes created a new life on streets turned to canals and in buildings whose first three stories were underwater. Fifty years have passed since then, and the Drowning City is full of scavengers and water rats, poor people trying to eke out an existence, and those too proud or stubborn to be defeated by circumstance. Among them are fourteen-year-old Molly McHugh and her friend and employer, Felix Orlov. Once upon a time Orlov the Conjuror was a celebrated stage magician, but now he is an old man, a psychic medium, contacting the spirits of the departed for the grieving loved ones left behind. When a seance goes horribly wrong, Felix Orlov is abducted by strange men wearing gas masks and rubber suits, and Molly soon finds herself on the run. Her flight will lead her into the company of a mysterious man, and his stalwart sidekick, Joe Golem, whose own past is a mystery to him, but who walks his own dreams as a man of stone and clay, brought to life for the sole purpose of hunting witches.
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In 1925, earthquakes and a rising sea level left Lower Manhattan submerged under more than thirty feet of water, so that its residents began to call it the Drowning City. Those unwilling to abandon their homes created a new life on streets turned to canals and in buildings whose first three stories were underwater. Fifty years have passed since then, and the Drowning City is full of scavengers and water rats, poor people trying to eke out an existence, and those too proud or stubborn to be defeated by circumstance. Among them are fourteen-year-old Molly McHugh and her friend and employer, Felix Orlov. Once upon a time Orlov the Conjuror was a celebrated stage magician, but now he is an old man, a psychic medium, contacting the spirits of the departed for the grieving loved ones left behind. When a seance goes horribly wrong, Felix Orlov is abducted by strange men wearing gas masks and rubber suits, and Molly soon finds herself on the run. Her flight will lead her into the company of a mysterious man, and his stalwart sidekick, Joe Golem, whose own past is a mystery to him, but who walks his own dreams as a man of stone and clay, brought to life for the sole purpose of hunting witches.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Christopher Golden, Robert Fass

Length:

8h 13m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:56


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

26:49


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

27:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:19


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:03


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

17:39


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

43:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:46


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

27:38


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

28:09


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:22


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

10:58


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

23:48


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

20:48


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:15


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

31:25


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:37


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

29:34


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:42


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

27:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

17:52


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

20:17


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

27:14


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

15:12


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

00:50