Observatory Mansions.pdf

Observatory Mansions PDF

Edward Carey

Observatory Mansions was once the Orme familys ancestral home. Now it is a crumbing apartment block, stranded on a traffic island and peopled with eccentrics. Alice Orme never stirs from her bed, her husband lives in his old armchair, and Francis, their son, practises his own art of stillness as a human statue in the centre of the decaying city. He lives by his Law of White Gloves, never touching anything without their protection, and collects items for his secret exhibition - items stolen, not because of any monetary worth, but because they are treasured by the owners. This careful routine is shaken by the arrival of a new resident, Anna Tap, half blind and vulnerable, but with a strange gift for inspiring trust. As the other residents gradually open their hearts to her, Francis realises he must act before she forces him to confront his own past, and before she finds out about the mysterious final object in his exhibition. But as the currents of memory and desire swirl within Observatory Mansions crumbling walls, it seems the sinister Porter has plans of his own... Edward Careys debut is a novel of immense originality - a strangely haunting landscape occupied by compelling and unforgettable characters.

Observatory Mansions by Nicole Dollanganger, released 10 January 2014 time scurries away from us like field mice out through the holes in our walls lost to the dark night heal me up again everything i love gathers dust inside my chest and all the love lost was the love that i kept in coffins and boxes, a museum of the dead it’s time i let go, let the darkness claim them heal me …

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