• Ordinary Monsters
AUTHOR: J. M. Miro / DESCRIPTION: A STUNNING NEW WORK OF HISTORICAL FANTASY,J. M. MIRO'S ORDINARY MONSTERS INTRODUCES READERS TO THE DARKLABYRINTHINE WORLD OF THE TALENTS England1882. In Victorian Londontwo children with mysterious powers are hunted by a figure of darknessΓÇöa man made of smoke. Sixteen-year-old Charlie Oviddespite a brutal childhood in Mississippidoesn't have a scar on him. His body heals itselfwhether he wants it to or not. Marlowea foundling from a railway freight carshines with a strange bluish light. He can melt or mend flesh. When a jaded female detective is recruited to escort them to safetyall three begin a journey into the nature of differenceand belongingand the shadowy edges of the monstrous. What follows is a story of wonder and betrayalfrom the gaslit streets of Londonand the wooden theatres of Meiji-era Tokyoto an eerie estate outside Edinburgh where other children with gifts - the Talents - have been gathered. Therethe world of the dead and the world of the living threaten to collide. And as secrets within the Institute unfurlMarloweCharlie and the rest of the Talents will discover the truth about their abilitiesand the nature of what is stalking them: that the worst monsters sometimes come bearing the sweetest gifts. Riveting in its scopeexquisitely writtenOrdinary Monsters presents a catastrophic vision of the Victorian worldΓÇöand of the giftedbroken children who must save it.

Ordinary Monsters

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  • SKU: 9781250833662
  • Author: J. M. Miro
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  • Genre: Fiction
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