Crackpot Palace

Crackpot Palace

“Jeffrey Ford is one of the few writers who uses wonder instead of ink in his pen….A rare and wonderful talent.”

—Jonathan Carroll, author of The Wooden Sea

Eclectic is certainly an adjective that can be used to describe the work of the phenomenal Jeffrey Ford—along with imaginative, provocative, mesmerizing, and brilliant. His powerful dark fantasy, The Physiognomy, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; his novel, The Girl in the Glass, won the… (more)

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Crackpot Palace is the work of a writer who knows where to look for that magic, and who is firmly at the forefront of those writers, emerging mostly during the last couple of decades, who seem utterly comfortable with inventing their own genres as they go along.

It’s no surprise then that his latest collection, Crackpot Palace, is a brilliant collection of stories that often dips into the surreal, but always brims with depth and emotion.

Ford finds his way into scenarios infernal, haunted or merely strange, and keeps his wits about him on the journey.

Book Details  

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (August 14, 2012)

Parent ISBN: 9780062122599

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 1007 KB

Language: English

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