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The King of Infinite Space by Lyndsay Faye ePub PDF free download – Lia is lying. She thinks about Ben and the old theatre constantly, in fits and spurts and sizzles and pops. After the cacophony of glitter-blessed chorus boys came the silent time. The lonesome, post-fire time. A swing set at Riverside Park creaked as the sun dragged shadows across the playground in darkening claws. She collected flowers and twigs, wove grasses into huts for mice. The apartment’s lock clicked as her father arrived home exhausted from haranguing insurers, backers, corporate patrons.
The radiator hissed in the ripe yellow-grey gleam that passes for the dead of night in New York, and she’d think about a set of little girls’ school photos shuffled in front of her own little girl eyes. Pick a card, any card, the thick consonants of the old man rumbled. You love magic tricks. You want to, yes? Pick a card and I will for you make it to disappear. Seven times Lia was shown a selection of miniature pictures by the World’s Stage head custodian, stooped and smiling in a worn denim uniform. Seven times, she picked a card. Seven times, he made the card disappear, and she smiled up at him. Rapt.