Observatory Mansions (Vintage Contemporaries) (Paperback)
Vintage, 9780375709234, 368pp.
Publication Date: February 5, 2002
Reminiscent of Beckett, Ionesco, and Millhauser but startlingly original, Observatory Mansions is also unexpectedly beguiling. Upon its publication in England, it was a literary sensation, and John Fowles called it "easily the most brilliant fiction I've seen this year.
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Praise For Observatory Mansions (Vintage Contemporaries)…
“A sublime take on the Gothic horror novel, an endearing love story…and a triumphant argument for how brilliant the novel can still be.”–Detroit Free Press
“Readers who complain there’s no originality left in the world should visit Observatory Mansions.”–USA Today
“A funny, sad, and provocative novel.”–The Washington Post Book World
“Observatory Mansions is a strange and beautiful book. . . . That this is a first novel is a wonder.” —The Memphis Flyer