Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • The ingenious storyteller Edward Carey returns to reimagine a time-honored fable: the story of an impatient father, a rebellious son, and a watery path to forgiveness for the young man known as Pinocchio In the small Tuscan town of Collodi, a lonely ...


  • The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud. In 1761, a tiny, odd-looking girl named Marie is born in a village i...


  • The Iremonger family is at large in London, the ruins of the town of Foulsham left burning behind them. They need a new home and they intend to find one. Londoners are beginning to notice bizarre happenings--loved ones disappearing, strange objects a...


  • “A deliciously macabre trilogy . . . channels Dickens crossed with Lemony Snicket . . . magnificently creepy.” —Kirkus (starred review)At the Iremonger family offices in the aptly named borough of Foulsham, London's great repository of filth, G...


  • At the Iremonger family offices in the aptly named borough of Foulsham, London's great repository of filth, Grandfather Umbitt Iremonger has found a way to make objects assume the shapes of people, and how to turn people into objects. Clod, whom he s...


  • Welcome to Heap House, the sprawling, slipshod maze of a mansion, built on the “Heaps,” a collection of forgotten trash and curios. Young Clod Iremonger and his eccentric family, the “kings of mildew, moguls of mold,” made their fortune fr...


  • Alva and Irva Dapps are identical twin sisters brilliantly portrayed living in an imaginary—but altogether imaginable—city. In this inventive tale of creativity, obsession, and passion, Edward Carey touches deftly on the fine line we all walk bet...


  • Observatory Mansions was once the Orme family's ancestral home. Now it is a crumbing apartment block, stranded on a traffic island and peopled with eccentrics. Alice Orme never stirs from her bed, her husband lives in his old armchair, and Francis, t...


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    Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Carey & Hart's Catalog (1852). It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published edit...