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Jeff VanderMeer

Data de nascimento: 7. Julho 1968
Outros nomes: 傑夫·凡德米爾, جيف فاندرمير

Jeff VanderMeer is an American author, editor, and literary critic. Initially associated with the New Weird literary genre, VanderMeer crossed over into mainstream success with his bestselling Southern Reach Trilogy. The trilogy's first novel, Annihilation, won the Nebula and Shirley Jackson Awards, and was adapted into a Hollywood film by director Alex Garland. Among VanderMeer's other novels are Shriek: An Afterword and Borne. He has also edited with his wife Ann VanderMeer such influential and award-winning anthologies as The New Weird, The Weird, and The Big Book of Science Fiction.VanderMeer has been called "one of the most remarkable practitioners of the literary fantastic in America today," with The New Yorker naming him the "King of Weird Fiction". VanderMeer's fiction is noted for eluding genre classifications even as his works bring in themes and elements from genres such as postmodernism, ecofiction, the New Weird and post-apocalyptic fiction.VanderMeer's writing has been described as "evocative" and containing "intellectual observations both profound and disturbing," and has been compared with the works of Jorge Luis Borges, Franz Kafka, and Henry David Thoreau.

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„A fresh river in a beautiful meadow
Imagined in his mind
The good Painter, who would some day paint it“

—  Jeff VanderMeer, livro City of Saints and Madmen
City of Saints and Madmen (2001–2004), "The Transformation of Martin Lake", epigram, p. 130

„An inordinate love of ritual can be harmful to the soul, unless, of course, in times of great crisis, when ritual can protect the soul from fracture.“

—  Jeff VanderMeer, livro City of Saints and Madmen
City of Saints and Madmen (2001–2004), "The Hoegbotton Guide to the Early History of the City of Ambergris", Ch. 4, p. 122

„I could not move or speak for several minutes, frozen in the belief that the book itself had changed and was now writing me.“

—  Jeff VanderMeer, livro City of Saints and Madmen
City of Saints and Madmen (2001–2004), AppendiX, "A note from Dr. V to Dr. Simpkin"

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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