cover image In the Dutch Mountains

In the Dutch Mountains

Cees Nooteboom, Author, Adrienne Dixon, Translator Penguin Books $8.95 (144p) ISBN 978-0-14-011829-2

Circus illusionist Kai is enslaved by the evil Snow Queen while another performer, Lucia, faces similar perils in this supernatural fairy tale narrated by a Spanish government official. Nooteboom explores ``metaphysical and aesthetic mazes . . . in this engaging, imaginative work of experimental fiction,'' said PW. (Dec.)