The Pier Falls (Illustrated edition)
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The Pier Falls (Illustrated edition)
ISBN
978-1910702161
Released
May 5, 2016
Publisher
Jonathan Cape
  • Signed by the Author
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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About

An expedition to Mars goes terribly wrong. A seaside pier collapses. A thirty-stone man is confined to his living room. One woman is abandoned on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean. Another woman is saved from drowning. Two boys discover a gun in a shoebox. A group of explorers find a cave of unimaginable size deep in the Amazon jungle. A man shoots a stranger in the chest on Christmas Eve.


In this first collection of stories by the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Mark Haddon demonstrates two things: first that he is a master of the short form (several of the stories have been longlisted for prizes), second that his imagination is even darker than we had thought.

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