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Mike By Mike_I_am Updated Sep 27

Manhattan, 1929.

The City is on its knees following a devastating crash in the stock market. Thanks to the Prohibition, criminals are making a killing off illegal bars while thousands of honest labourers can't find a single day's work.

And in the Bowery, a homeless war veteran hangs on by a thread.

Solomon Hart has never had much luck in life. With only the clothes on his back and a couple of coins in his pocket, just getting through a single day can be a struggle - and the harsh winter is not making life any easier. But when Sol finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time, his life takes a dramatic turn... and not necessarily for the better.

Myth. Legend. Monsters. He'll meet them all in Elderland.

5-word synopsis: Like Narnia, but for grownups.

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