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Edition details

ISBN
9781910477700

Publication date
11th July 2019

RRP
£11.99

Imprint
Aardvark Bureau

Extent (number of pages)
TBC

Territory

UK, Europe & BC ex Can

BIC category
F, FA

Category

Fish House

Author Edward Carey

£11.99

“I am writing this account, by candlelight, inside the belly of a fish. I have been eaten.”

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Description

‘I am writing this account, in another man’s book, by candlelight, inside the belly of a fish. I have been eaten.’

… & so begins Edward Carey’s extraordinary new work, Fish House, a brilliant re-telling of the Pinocchio story, in the voice of his ‘father’, the carpenter Gepetto – from inside the enormous sea creature that has swallowed him.

Enigmatic, mysterious, moving, Fish House is possibly the most unusual of the strange habitations created by Edward Carey since his debut OBSERVATORY MANSIONS, and one that will win new readers to his growing fan club around the world.

Fish House contains beautiful images and photographs of the ingenious creations Gepetto fashions in his imprisonment.

Edward Carey

Meet the author

Novelist, visual artist and playwright. He has written and produced several plays. His debut novel ‘Obersvatory Mansions’ (with author’s illustrations) is sold in 14 countries and was described by John Fowles as ‘proving the potential brilliance of the novel form’. Born in England, he teaches at the…

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