It Devours!: A Welcome to Night Vale Novel

By Joseph Fink  and Jeffrey Cranor
Read by Cecil Baldwin

The Welcome to Night Vale Series: Book 2

9.65 Hours 10/17/2017 unabridged
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From the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name, comes a mystery exploring the intersections of faith and science, the growing relationship between two young people who want desperately to trust each other, and the terrifying, toothy power of the Smiling God. Nilanjana Sikdar is an outsider to the town of Night Vale. Working for Carlos, the town’s top scientist, she relies on fact and logic as her guiding principles. But all of that is put into question when Carlos gives her a special assignment investigating a mysterious rumbling in the desert wasteland outside of town. This investigation leads her to the Joyous Congregation of the Smiling God, and to Darryl, one of its most committed members. Caught between her beliefs in the ultimate power of science and her growing attraction to Darryl, she begins to suspect the Congregation is planning a ritual that could threaten the lives of everyone in town. Nilanjana and Darryl must search for common ground between their very different world views as they are faced with the Congregation’s darkest and most terrible secret.

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Summary

Summary

New York Times bestseller

From the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name, comes a mystery exploring the intersections of faith and science, the growing relationship between two young people who want desperately to trust each other, and the terrifying, toothy power of the Smiling God.

Nilanjana Sikdar is an outsider to the town of Night Vale. Working for Carlos, the town’s top scientist, she relies on fact and logic as her guiding principles. But all of that is put into question when Carlos gives her a special assignment investigating a mysterious rumbling in the desert wasteland outside of town. This investigation leads her to the Joyous Congregation of the Smiling God, and to Darryl, one of its most committed members. Caught between her beliefs in the ultimate power of science and her growing attraction to Darryl, she begins to suspect the Congregation is planning a ritual that could threaten the lives of everyone in town. Nilanjana and Darryl must search for common ground between their very different world views as they are faced with the Congregation’s darkest and most terrible secret.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Brilliant, hilarious, and wondrously strange. I’m packing up and moving to Night Vale!” Ransom Riggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Will be a delight for fans but also features a funny but nuanced story about the chasm between faith and science…A confident supernatural comedy from writers who can turn from laughter to tears on a dime.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Joseph Fink

Joseph Fink created and cowrites the Welcome to Night Vale podcast and touring live show. In his mid-twenties he started Commonplace Books, a very small publishing company, producing two collections of short works which he edited and laid out at his office job when his boss wasn’t looking.

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Author Bio: Jeffrey Cranor

Jeffrey Cranor cowrites—along with Joseph Fink—the hit podcast and touring live show Welcome to Night Vale. He also makes theater and dance. He has written more than 100 short plays with the New York Neo-Futurists, cowrote and coperformed in the two-man show What the Time Traveler Will Tell Us. Jeffrey lives in New York State.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 9.65
Audience: Adult
Language: English