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The Twilight Pariah

Jeffrey Ford

The Twilight Pariah

Three friends go looking for treasure and find horror in Jeffrey Ford's The Twilight Pariah.

All Maggie, Russell, and Henry wanted out of their last college vacation was to get drunk and play archaeologist in an old house in the woods outside of town. When they excavate the mansion's outhouse they find way more than they bargained for: a sealed bottle filled with a red liquid, along with the bizarre skeleton of a horned child

Disturbing the skeleton throws each of their lives into a living hell. They feel followed wherever they go, their homes are ransacked by unknown intruders, and people they care about are brutally, horribly dismembered. The three friends awakened something, a creature that will stop at nothing to retrieve its child.

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ISBN: 9780765397331
ISBN10: 0765397331
144 Pages

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ISBN: 9780765397348
ISBN10: 076539734X
127.00 x 203.20 inches , 176 Pages

About the Author

Jeffrey Ford is the author of the novels The Physiognomy, Memoranda, The Beyond, The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque, The Girl in the Glass, The Cosmology of the Wider World, and The Shadow Year. His...

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"The Twilight Pariah is Richard Linklater meets Stephen King meets Indiana Jones meets, well, Jeffrey Ford. His trademark mix of intelligence, creeps, melancholy, integrity, and wit is as addictive as it is compelling. I want to be Jeffrey Ford when I grow up." —Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Disappearance at Devil's Rock

"The Twilight Pariah kept me up for two nights running, alternately laughing out loud and looking nervously over my shoulder for … well, read it and find out for yourself. Ford's latest is creepy, funny, and poignant — a delight for connoisseurs of fantastic fiction." —Liz Hand

"Endearing characters, elegant descriptions, and imaginative monsters make this a breezy beach read for horror fans." —Publishers Weekly