Slade House

Slade House

作者 : David Mitchell


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定價 : NT 499

售價 : NT499


《The Bone Clocks》延續作品,虛實交錯的敘事手法再度挑戰想像力的極限
美國Publishers Weekly評為2015年十大必讀文學小說


擠進隱藏在英國小酒吧旁的暗巷,將有機會發現Slade House的入口。熱情的陌生人招呼入住,一切是如此美好,讓人流連忘返,但很快的,你將發現你無法離開這棟屋子。一對怪異的雙胞胎兄妹邀請寂寞的人們入住,住客中有早熟的青少年、剛離婚的警察及一個害羞的大學生,隨著一連串毛骨悚然的事件發生,正當你要發現Slade House驚人的秘密時,一切卻為時已晚。


大衛.米契爾(David Mitchell)為當代最重要的英語小說家,作品融合科幻、歷史與寫實小說,紐約時代雜誌譽為最佳暢銷書作者,並五度入圍曼布克獎。著有《雲圖》(Cloud Atlas)及《The Bone Clocks》等多本極具影響力的作品。

Born out of the short story David Mitchell published on Twitter in 2014 and inhabiting the same universe as his latest bestselling novel The Bone Clocks, this is the perfect book to curl up with on a dark and stormy night.

Turn down Slade Alley - narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you're looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your touch it swings open. Enter the sunlit garden of an old house that doesn't quite make sense; too grand for the shabby neighbourhood, too large for the space it occupies.

A stranger greets you by name and invites you inside. At first, you won't want to leave. Later, you'll find that you can't.

This unnerving, taut and intricately-woven tale by one of our most original and bewitching writers begins in 1979 and reaches its turbulent conclusion around Hallowe'en this year. Because every nine years, on the last Saturday of October, a 'guest' is summoned to Slade House. But why have they been chosen, by whom and for what purpose? The answers are in the long attic, at the top of the stairs...
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