The Orphan Palace

The Orphan Palace : A Road Trip to Madness

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Cardigan is heading east through the night-bleak cities of America and back to confront the past he has never escaped, as a resident of Zimms, an orphanage-cum-asylum and a true palace of dementia. In the circles and dead-ends that make the maze of his madness, Cardigan meets bounty hunters, ghosts, ghouls, a talking rat, even a merman, and struggles to decide which will lead him to damnation and which to salvation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 21mm | 426g
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1907681116
  • 9781907681110
  • 832,511

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`The prose of Joe Pulver can take its place with that of the masters of our genre - E.A. Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Ramsey Campbell, Thomas Ligotti - while his imaginative reach is something uniquely his own.` - S.T. Joshi **** `While everybody else in horror is still aping the shallow visual palette of cinema, Joe Pulver calls down a storm of psychotronic nightmares charged with the evocative depth and relentless pulse of the Devil's music.` - Cody Goodfellow
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About Joseph S. Pulver Sr.

Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., was born in New York and currently lives in Germany. Increasingly recognised as a key figure in the renaissance of weird fiction and horror, he is the author of the Lovecraftian novel `Nightmare's Disciple`, and has written many short stories included in magazines and anthologies such as Ellen Datlow's Year's Best Horror, and S. T. Joshi's Black Wings. His highly - acclaimed short story collections, `Blood Will Have Its Season` and `SIN & ashes` were published by Hippocampus Press in 2009 and 2010.
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