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The House of Special Purpose
     

The House of Special Purpose

by Mitch Cullin
 
In celebration of National Poetry Month comes the publication of The House of Special Purpose. Written almost two decades ago, and unpublished until now, this haunting story in verse from the acclaimed author ofTidelandand A Slight Trick of the Mind chronicles the last days of the Romanov family during the Russian Revolution of 1918. Once again

Overview

In celebration of National Poetry Month comes the publication of The House of Special Purpose. Written almost two decades ago, and unpublished until now, this haunting story in verse from the acclaimed author ofTidelandand A Slight Trick of the Mind chronicles the last days of the Romanov family during the Russian Revolution of 1918. Once again Mitch Cullin weaves a "suspenseful, elegiac" tale about loss, unrequited affections, and the violent machinations of history. Featuring illustrations by Peter I. Chang, The House of Special Purpose is the first publication from Workshop Lo-Vi Editions.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014568692
Publisher:
Workshop Lo-Vi Editions
Publication date:
04/20/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
460 KB

Meet the Author

Mitch Cullin is the author of several books, including Whompyjawed, the novel-in-verse Branches, and The Post-War Dream. His novel Tideland was made into the cult film of the same name by Terry Gilliam, and A Slight Trick of the Mind, his revisionist account of Sherlock Holmes, is in production from Focus Features. He currently lives near Los Angeles, along with his partner Peter I. Chang and a colony of feral cats. His books have been translated into fourteen languages.

Peter I. Chang is an accomplished artist and filmmaker who has collaborated with Mitch Cullin as an illustrator on the books Undersurface, From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest, and The Post-War Dream. He co-founded Workshop Lo-Vi in 2004, and he has directed many short films for the company, as well as the feature length documentaries I Want to Destroy America and Tokyo is Dreaming.

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