The Paradise Motel

The Paradise Motel

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From the acclaimed author of Cloud and The Dutch Wife, an early novel of Gothic terror that creeps into the blood and captivates with hypnotic fascination.

On his deathbed, Ezra Stevenson's grandfather bequeaths him a macabre tale of domestic violence. Driven to investigate his grandfather's account of the four Mackenzie children and their monstrous family history, Ezra embarks on a horrific voyage of discovery, deception and revelation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 221 pages
  • 135 x 203 x 13mm | 249g
  • Penguin Books Canada
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143198416
  • 9780143198413

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“A master stylist” —New York Times Book Review

“Mr. McCormack demands to be read on a par with the finest fabulists of recent times.” —Alberto Manguel
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About Eric McCormack

Eric McCormack was born in a small village in Scotland. He moved to Canada in 1966 and attended the University of Manitoba. He taught English for more than thirty years at St. Jerome's College at the University of Waterloo, specializing in seventeenth-century and contemporary literature. He has been a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Governor General's Award. He lives in Kingston, Ontario. The author lives in Kingston, ON.
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Rating details

81 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 30% (24)
4 47% (38)
3 17% (14)
2 5% (4)
1 1% (1)
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