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Eve in the City

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“They say the city never sleeps. It does. Just before dawn you can hear it snore. Light hangs in the air, directionless, not yet pressed into rays. The smell of a hidden sea soaks through stone. The streets themselves have that booming emptiness of a shell held to the ear. Everyone is dreaming. It’s when I began to wander, that time in between.”

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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published August 26th 2003 by Ballantine Books (first published August 2003)
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Jul 13, 2009 Mark rated it liked it
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Continuing the story begun in Colony Girl, Eve has moved to New York City to try to discover who she is away from the tight-knit religious community she grew up in. She is very confused by the intentions of those who are drawn to her and seems to be an all or nothing kind of gal. Rayfiel is a master at using the reader's imagination to pull a pyscholgical bait and switch. Just when you think Eve is in deep doo-doo, the scene unfolds and reveals itself to be something else entirely. One comes to ...more
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