Dark, gothic and delightfully macabre, the Iremonger family return ...
Edward Carey is a playwright, novelist and illustrator. He has worked for the theatre in London, Lithuania and Romania and with a shadow puppet master in Malaysia. He has written two illustrated novels for adults - OBSERVATORY MANSIONS and ALVA AND IRVA - and both have been translated into many different languages. He lives in Austin, Texas, where he wrote the Iremonger Trilogy because he missed feeling cold and gloomy. Follow Edward on Twitter: @EdwardCarey70 or find out more about his books at edwardcareyauthor.com.
Edward Carey's HEAP HOUSE - delightful, eccentric, heartfelt,
surprising, philosophical, everything that a novel for children
should be. * Eleanor Catton, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2013
(Praise for HEAP HOUSE) *
Astonishing and inventive, it calls out to be read. * Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times (Praise for HEAP HOUSE) *
Dark and wildly original urban fantasy tale * The New York Times *
How do I even begin to talk about this exceptional, astonishing book? * NPR Books *