The Gone-Away World (UK Edition)
The Jorgmund Pipe is the backbone of the world, and it's onfire. Gonzo Lubitsch, professional hero and troubleshooter, ishired to put it out—but there's more to the fire, and the Pipeitself, than meets the eye. The job will take Gonzo and his bestfriend, our narrator, back to their own beginnings and into thedark heart of the Jorgmund Company itself.Equal parts raucous adventure, comic odyssey and Romantic Epic,The Gone-Away World is a story of—among other things—loveand loss; of ninjas, pirates, politics; of curious heroism instrange and dangerous places; and of a friendship stretched beyondits limits. But it also the story of a world, not unlike our own,in desperate need of heroes—however unlikely they may seem.