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The Shape Of Water (Paperback) Loot Price: R219
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The Shape Of Water (Paperback): Guillermo Del Toro, Daniel Kraus
The Shape Of Water (Paperback): Guillermo Del Toro, Daniel Kraus

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The Shape Of Water (Paperback)

Guillermo Del Toro, Daniel Kraus

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It is 1962, and Elisa Esposito - mute her whole life, orphaned as a child - is struggling with her humdrum existence as a janitor working the graveyard shift at Baltimore's Occam Aerospace Research Center. Were it not for Zelda, a protective coworker, and Giles, her loving neighbor, she doesn't know how she'd make it through the day.

Then, one fateful night, she sees something she was never meant to see, the Center's most sensitive asset ever: an amphibious man, captured in the Amazon, to be studied for Cold War advancements. The creature is terrifying but also magnificent, capable of language and of understanding emotions... and Elisa can't keep away. Using sign language, the two learn to communicate. Soon, affection turns into love, and the creature becomes Elisa's sole reason to live. But outside forces are pressing in.

Richard Strickland, the obsessed soldier who tracked the asset through the Amazon, wants nothing more than to dissect it before the Russians get a chance to steal it. Elisa has no choice but to risk everything to save her beloved. With the help of Zelda and Giles, Elisa hatches a plan to break out the creature. But Strickland is on to them. And the Russians are, indeed, coming.

Developed from the ground up as a bold two-tiered release (one story interpreted by two artists in the independent mediums of literature and film) The Shape Of Water is unlike anything you've ever experienced.


Imprint: St Martin's Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2018
Authors: Guillermo Del Toro • Daniel Kraus
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 315
ISBN-13: 978-1-250-30258-8
Barcode: 9781250302588
Categories: Promotions
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Fantasy
Books > Fiction > New Fiction Releases
LSN: 1-250-30258-7

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