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Observatory Mansions

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ISBN-10: 0609606808

ISBN-13: 9780609606803

Edition: 2000

Authors: Edward Carey

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"Easily the most brilliant fiction I've seen this year -- it proves the potential brilliance of the novel form." -- John Fowles, author of The Magus Observatory Mansions, once the Orme family's magnificent ancestral home set on beautiful grounds, is now a crumbling apartment block stranded on a traffic island, peopled with eccentrics. Thirty-seven-year-old Francis Orme lives in Observatory Mansions with his peculiar parents and a collection of misfits. By day he is a street performer, earning money as "a statue of whiteness" in the park, wearing white gloves to ensure that his skin never touches anything. He steals items for his museum of significant objects (996 in all), not for their…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/27/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Only thirty years old, Edward Carey has already achieved success as a playwright & as an illustrator.