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Edward Carey

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Edward Carey has written several adaptations for the stage, including Patrick Suskind's The Pigeon and Robert Coover's Pinocchio in Venice, and has recently finished a free adaptation of The Pickwick Papers. His own plays include Sulking Thomas and Captain of the Birds. Mr. Carey is also a freelance illustrator (some of his artwork appears in Observatory Mansions). He lives in London, England.

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Observatory Mansions
A Novel
Written by Edward Carey


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 5, 2002
Price: $16.95

In this stunning debut novel, English playwright Edward Carey crafts a modern Gothic tale around the crumbling Observatory Mansions and its reclusive, eccentric tenants.

Francis Orme earns his livelihood as a living statue. When not practicing “inner and outer stillness,” Francis steals the cherished possessions of others to add to... Read more >
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Observatory Mansions
A Novel
Written by Edward Carey


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 24, 2010
Price: $12.99

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