All the Murmuring Bones (Paperback)
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All the Murmuring Bones (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 08/04/2021
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Harrowing and beautiful, this is the grim, fairy-tale gothic you ve been waiting for CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN, New York Times bestselling author of Ararat Long ago Miren O'Malley's family prospered due to a deal struck with the mer: safety for their ships in return for a child of each generation. But for many years the family have been unable to keep their side of the bargain and have fallen into decline. Miren's grandmother is determined to restore their glory, even at the price of Miren's freedom. A spellbinding tale of dark family secrets, magic and witches, and creatures of myth and the sea; of strong women and the men who seek to control them.

Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781789094343
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 368 g
Dimensions: 203 x 130 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Praise for Angela Slatter:

"Slatter's dark fantasies have a bright, burning core of understanding and insight." ~ M.R. Carey, author of The Girl with All the Gifts and The Boy on the Bridge.

"Angela Slatter's stories are horrific, mysterious, whimsical, and mischievous. Beautifully written, full of humanity and intelligence, her stories are both timely and timeless in their concerns. This is an essential collection from one of our best." ~ Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts and The Cabin at the End of the World.

"Marvellous stuff! Angela Slatter confronts the darker side of humanity in these bracing meditations on the nature of belief, betrayal, and wonder. Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales is a riveting read, and a fine addition to the canon of one of the genre's fastest-rising stars." ~ Helen Marshall, author of Hair Side, Flesh Side and Gifts for the One Who Comes After

"Angela Slatter is a literary fabulist and an emotional realist. These are stories of men's cruelties and women's revenges, told with the ferocity, complexity and wit that ranks their author among the finest working in the field today." ~ Kim Newman, author of Anno Dracula

"Angela Slatter writes some of the darkest, most beautiful stories in the world today." ~ Nathan Ballingrud, author of North American Lake Monsters

"Like the sea at its heart, Slatter's haunting story is treacherous and lovely in all its dark depths." ~ Heather Kassner, author of The Bone Garden

"Harrowing and beautiful, this is the grim, fairy-tale gothic you've been waiting for. All the Murmuring Bones is Slatter at her darkest-and finest. Don't miss it!" ~ Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Ararat and Red Hands


'A beautiful gothic monstrosity (monstrosity being a good thing), one of those rare books you don't just want to read but want to live inside of. '
Mike Mignola, creator of Hellboy

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“Dark folklore”

Intriguing tale about a family that struck a deal with the men folk - riches and safe passage in the seas for their children - one in each generation. However the family have run into hard times as less children are... More

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“Fabulous”

Just wow...loved this!

This is a really really good read....the O’Malley family, used to be incredibly rich thanks to a deal that they struck with the Mer...a pretty gruesome deal to be honest, but fortunes have... More

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“A dark and beautiful new tale”

A.G. Slatter’s debut novel is one of intrigue and mystery. I must admit that it drew me in rather slowly, because I couldn’t quite figure out what type of story I was reading, but after the first few chapters I was... More

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