Book List:13 titles
  • "The fiction of Rachel Ingalls has haunted me for years. The plots are dramatic, even exaggerated, but the books are quiet and short. The language is plain but curious. I’ve gathered here three works of hers. Two of these are frightening and one le...


  • 'Rachel Ingalls writes the kind of macabre, fantastic and haunting fiction called American Gothic... Its antecedents lie not in the hysterical 18th-century rebellion against reason, but in Jacobean tragedy, and in the complicated American relations w...


  • 'I loved Mrs Caliban . So deft and austere in its prose, so drolly casual in its fantasy...' John Updike First published in 1982, Mrs Caliban was in 1986 selected by the British Book Marketing Council as one of the 20 best post-war American novel...


  • 'Every volume [Rachel Ingalls] has written displays the craft of a quite remarkable talent. Tales of love, terror, betrayal and grief, which others would spin out for hundreds of pages, are given the occluded force of poetry.' Amanda Craig, Independ...


  • 'Every volume [Rachel Ingalls] has written displays the craft of a quite remarkable talent. Tales of love, terror, betrayal and grief, which others would spin out for hundreds of pages, are given the occluded force of poetry.' Amanda Craig, Independ...


  • This masterful, totally unforgettable novel brilliantly blends fantasy, social satire, and feminist politics ( The New York Times ). It all starts with the radio. Dorothy's husband, Fred, has left for work, and she is at the kitchen sink washing t...


  • "His wasn't a world war. It was one of the smaller wars, but just as deadly as any other. "Wars are like snakes," his first commanding officer said to him. "Some of the little ones ""can be even worse than the monsters."" --from "Veterans"Franklin fe...



  • Devoted readers of this perceptive writer will recognize her subtle ability to reveal the most profound observations through seemingly small and ordinary happenings. Those not yet familiar wit her work will find themselves inspired by her magical cra...









  • Magic infuses these three novellas which tell of a woman's long-awaited vacation with her husband, a college student's ski holiday with her German boyfriend, and a California monk's visit from the Angel Gabriel...