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This LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE for New York Times best–selling author David Duchovny’s forthcoming novella The Reservoir includes a signed copy of The Reservoir and a copy of the exclusive chapbook Poems, Lyrics, Flip.

THIS PAGE IS FOR THE LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE OF THE RESERVOIR AND THE EXCLUSIVE CHAPBOOK POEMS, LYRICS, FLIP. Click here to preorder The Reservoir without the exclusive chapbook.

Forthcoming: 6/7/22

Price: $50.00

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THIS PAGE IS FOR THE LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE OF THE RESERVOIR AND THE EXCLUSIVE CHAPBOOK POEMS, LYRICS, FLIP.

Click [HERE] for details on the regular edition of the book.

The limited edition preorder package includes:

  • A signed hardcover copy of The Reservoir
  • A copy of the chapbook Poems, Lyrics, Flip, which can’t be purchased anywhere outside of this package and select public events. Read in one direction, the chapbook comprises select lyrics from Duchovny’s three studio albums plus brand new poems, including one written from the perspective of The Reservoir‘s main character, Ridley. In reverse, the chapbook is a full-color flip-book of one of the time-lapse videos David Duchovny created while writing The Reservoir.

About The Reservoir:

A former Wall Street veteran, quarantined by the coronavirus, becomes consumed with madness—or the fulfillment of his own mythic fate

The Reservoir follows an unexceptional man in an exceptional time. We see our present-day pandemic world and New York City through the eyes of a former Wall Street veteran, Ridley, as he, in his enforced quarantined solitude, looks back upon his life. He examines his wins, his failures, the gnawing questions—his career, his divorce, his estranged daughter—and wonders what it all means and who he really is. 

Sitting and brooding night after night, gazing out his huge picture window high above the Central Park Reservoir, Ridley spots a flashing light in an apartment across the park as if a lonely quarantined person is signaling him in Morse code. His determination to find out who this mystery woman is, this fellow quarantine damsel in distress trapped in her own Fifth Avenue tower, leads him on an epic quest that will ultimately tempt him with either delusional madness or the fulfillment of his own mythic fate.

Is he a dying man going mad or an everyman metamorphosing into a hero? Or both? We accompany Ridley as he leaves the safety of his apartment window to save the Fifth Avenue femme fatale and descends into a dangerous, increasingly surreal world of global conspiracies, madness, and sickness of this viral time; beyond that, into the enduring mysteries of love and fatherhood; and deeper still, into the bedrock mystery of life itself. As Ridley’s actions grow more and more uncharacteristic, he realizes the key to all the mysteries of now, and even all of history, seem to lie deep beneath the freezing waters of the reservoir.

The Reservoir is a twisted rom-com for our distanced time, when the merest touch could kill and conspiracy theories propagate like viruses—a contemporary union of Death in Venice, Rear Window, and The Plague.


Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • Published: 6/7/22
  • IBSN: 9781636140780

Author

DAVID DUCHOVNY is an award-winning actor, writer, director, New York Times best-selling author, and singer-songwriter. With an acting career spanning more than three decades, Duchovny is a two-time Golden Globe winner and four-time Emmy nominee. He is a prolific author whose fourth novel, Truly Like Lightning, was published in February 2021. His previous novels include Holy Cow, Bucky F*cking Dent, and Miss Subways. As a musician, Duchovny has released three studio albums, Hell or Highwater, Every Third Thought, and Gestureland. He is the author of The Reservoir.

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