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Genre Expansion: Speculative fiction is often described as the literature of ideas, yet characterization, prose style, and plot play a role in storytelling too. Recent research in cognitive science, psychology and neuroscience has demonstrated that deep reading — slow, immersive, rich in sensory detail and emotional and moral complexity — is a distinctive experience, different in kind from the mere decoding of words. As this hulk grows up in the sewers (the bottom of the bottom) in the Hive, he learns the decrepit and intricate throughways that run through it.

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Publisher: Mills & Boon Love Inspired Historical; 1 edition (December 1, 2012)


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