The Room

The RoomFunny, clever, surreal, and thought provoking, this Kafkaesque masterpiece introduces the unforgettable Bjorn, an exceptionally meticulous office worker striving to live life on his own terms Bjorn is a compulsive, meticulous bureaucrat who discovers a secret room at the government office where he

Satanie

SatanieAventure, tranget fantastique, sensualit , Satanie propose un r cit haut en couleur, palpitant et mouvant Charlotte alias Charlie une jolie rousse, organise une exp dition afin de retrouver son fr re Ce jeune scientifique, qui a disparu sous terre depuis plusieurs mois, affirmait au plus g

Nothing Is Strange

Nothing Is Strange20 mind expanding short stories.Inspiring, liberating, otherworldly, magical, surreal, bizarre, funny, disturbing, unique all of these words have been used to describe the stories of Mike Russell so put on your top hat, open your third eye and enjoy Nothing Is Strange

Unsong

UnsongAaron Smith Teller works in a kabbalistic sweatshop in Silicon Valley, where he and hundreds of other minimum wage workers try to brute force the Holy Names of God All around him, vast forces have been moving their pieces into place for the final confrontation An overworked archangel tries to debu

The Secret of Ventriloquism

The Secret of VentriloquismJon Padgett s The Secret of Ventriloquism, named the Best Fiction Book of 2016 by Rue Morgue Magazine, heralds the arrival of a significant new literary talent With themes reminiscent of Shirley Jackson, Thomas Ligotti, and Bruno Schulz, but with a strikingly unique vision, Padgett s work explores

The Beautiful Bureaucrat

The Beautiful BureaucratA young wife s new job in an enigmatic organization pits her against the unfeeling machinations of the universe in this inventive and compulsively page turning first novel In a windowless building in a remote part of town, the newly employed Josephine inputs an endless string of numbers into somethi

The Day the Sun Died

The Day the Sun DiedThe reality of life in China today contrasts with the sunny optimism of the Chinese dream in this gripping, gruesome dystopia from one of the masters of modern Chinese literature Jung Chang One dusk in early June, in a town deep in the Balou mountains, fourteen year old Li Niannian notices that

The Vine That Ate the South

The Vine That Ate the SouthIn a forgotten corner of western Kentucky lies a haunted forest referred to locally as The Deadening, where vampire cults roam wild and time is immaterial Our protagonist and his accomplice the one and only Carver Canute set out down the Old Spur Line in search of the legendary Kudzu House, where

The Inflatable Woman

The Inflatable WomanIris or balletgirl_42 as she s known on the Internet dating circuit is a zookeeper looking for love when she is diagnosed with breast cancer Overnight, her life becomes populated by a carnival of daunting hospital characters Despite the attempts of her friends Maud, Grandma Suggs, Larry the Mon

The Motherless Oven

The Motherless OvenIn Scarper Lee s world, parents don t make children children make parents Scarper s father is his pride and joy, a wind powered brass construction with a billowing sail His mother is a Bakelite hairdryer In this world it rains knives, and household appliances have souls There are also no birthda

Cochlea & Eustachia

Cochlea & EustachiaCochlea Eustachia appear to be twin human girls, but this has yet to be confirmed Their actions seem to be motivated less by curiosity than boredom and an inclination towards purposeless destruction Any connate objective remains to be determined They never stray apart from each other, out of an

Shadowbahn

ShadowbahnWhen the Twin Towers suddenly reappear in the Badlands of South Dakota twenty years after their fall, nobody can explain their return To the hundreds, then thousands, then tens of thousands drawn to the American Stonehenge including Parker and Zema, siblings on their way from L.A to visit their mo

Kafka on the Shore

Kafka on the ShoreKafka on the Shore, a tour de force of metaphysical reality, is powered by two remarkable characters a teenage boy, Kafka Tamura, who runs away from home either to escape a gruesome oedipal prophecy or to search for his long missing mother and sister and an aging simpleton called Nakata, who never

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

The Wind-Up Bird ChronicleJapan s most highly regarded novelist now vaults into the first ranks of international fiction writers with this heroically imaginative novel, which is at once a detective story, an account of a disintegrating marriage, and an excavation of the buried secrets of World War II In a Tokyo suburb a you

The Metamorphosis

The MetamorphosisAlternate cover edition of ISBN 0553213695 9780553213690 As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect He was laying on his hard, as it were armor plated, back and when he lifted his head a little he could see his domelike bro