This debut novel pulses between succulent and sickening. It drops you into the life of a very unusual girl and her father, who use their surreal gifts to cure local humans.
A fantastical celebration of literature! It combines a love of writing with the philosophy of art and belief.
Let’s look at its origin, key features, and 21st-century representations.
A Gothic tale twisting love, death, and art into a haunting mosaic.