The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones is a book that eludes categorization: there is a fantasy, there is horror, there is a coming-of-age, and there is a love story. It is also a tale narrated by that most unreliable of unreliable narrators – a madman; Tristan Hart is plagued by psychosis and violent outbursts. He is contradiction personified, a man of science obsessed with goblins, a man both rational and delusional. Wolf takes a risk by imitating the 18th century writing style, but his gamble pays off as the Tristan’s narration takes over and Wolf’s storytelling skill turns a literary gimmick into a natural and necessary ingredient of the book. It is a brave, not-for-the-squeamish debut novel. Be prepared to lose some sleep, have an interest in the history of medicine, and delight in trying to figure out what is real and what is simply a product of an unbalanced mind.
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$16.00
ISBN: 9780143123828
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Published: Penguin Books - March 26th, 2013

Meet Harry, a wizard. No, not that one. Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard, tries to make ends meet by consulting the Chicago Police Department on matters weird and supernatural. If you've shunned urban fantasy until now, here is where you should begin. The series has some of the best characters in the genre, and it only gets better with each subsequent volume. So pick up the first book, Storm Front, and meet Harry, a wizard.

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$9.99
ISBN: 9780451457813
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Published: Roc - April 1st, 2000

If you need something to tie you over until the next installment of Song of Ice and Fire or Kingkiller Chronicles, Anthony Ryan’s Blood Song is here to rescue you from boredom! Here you will find all things that make great epic fantasy: conflict, mysterious religious orders, strange magic, fast-paced plot, fantastic world-building, and a coming of age story. Best reason to get it? Originally self-published, it was picked up by Penguin on recommendation from one of Politics and Prose staff members!

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$27.95
ISBN: 9780425267691
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Published: Ace - July 2nd, 2013

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$18.00
ISBN: 9780425281598
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Published: Ace - February 3rd, 2015

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