The 27th Kingdom
A NovelBook - 1999
Tucked away in secret chambers in London's Chelsea is the exquisitely mannered world of a Russian emigre and her smugly precious nephew. Their insular existence is soon to be disturbed by a ghostly apparition in the shape of a young postulant on leave from a convent in Wales. From these strange trappings Alice Thomas Ellis conjures a darkly comic, surprising fable where the everyday and the otherworldly mingle. No writer is more adept at both describing the curtains that decorate our lives and suggesting what's behind them.
Publisher: Wakefield, R.I. : Moyer Bell ; c1999.
Branch Call Number: ELLIS
Characteristics: 159 p.
Alternative Title: Twenty-seventh kingdom
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