Between existence and dying, dreaming and waking, on the teach cease past the top of the area is the town of Palimpsest. To get there's a miracle, a secret, a present, and a curse - a voyage accepted basically to these who have consistently believed there is one other global than the one who meets the attention. these fated to make the passage are marked perpetually through a map of that wondrous urban tattooed on their flesh after a unmarried orgasmic evening.
To this state of ghost trains, lion-priests, residing kanji, and cream-filled canals come 4 tourists: Oleg, a brand new York locksmith; the beekeeper November; Ludovico, a binder of infrequent books; and a tender jap lady named Sei. they have each one misplaced anything vital -- a spouse, a lover, a sister, a path in life-and what they are going to locate in Palimpsest is greater than they can ever imagine.