The Pallbearers Club

The Pallbearers Club

by Paul Tremblay
The Pallbearers Club

The Pallbearers Club

by Paul Tremblay

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The most intense, strange and curious meet-cute you’ll read this year. How could it NOT be? Paul Tremblay combines suspense, horror and vampirism like no other. How do we view our past? Is it through rose-colored glasses or revisionist history? As in a nightmare, the past is real/not real, and no amount of head shaking can make it clear. The fog of memoir is scary territory.

“Paul Tremblay delivers another mind-bending horror novel . . . The Pallbearers Club is a welcome casket of chills to shoulder.” – Washington Post

A cleverly voiced psychological thriller from the nationally bestselling author of The Cabin at the End of the World and Survivor Song.

What if the coolest girl you’ve ever met decided to be your friend?

Art Barbara was so not cool. He was a seventeen-year-old high school loner in the late 1980s who listened to hair metal, had to wear a monstrous back-brace at night for his scoliosis, and started an extracurricular club for volunteer pallbearers at poorly attended funerals. But his new friend thought the Pallbearers Club was cool. And she brought along her Polaroid camera to take pictures of the corpses.

Okay, that part was a little weird.

So was her obsessive knowledge of a notorious bit of New England folklore that involved digging up the dead. And there were other strange things – terrifying things – that happened when she was around, usually at night. But she was his friend, so it was okay, right?

Decades later, Art tries to make sense of it all by writing The Pallbearers Club: A Memoir. But somehow this friend got her hands on the manuscript and, well, she has some issues with it. And now she’s making cuts.

Seamlessly blurring the lines between fiction and memory, the supernatural and the mundane, The Pallbearers Club is an immersive, suspenseful portrait of an unusual and disconcerting relationship.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780063069916
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication date: 07/05/2022
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 404,664
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

About The Author
Paul Tremblay has won the Bram Stoker, British Fantasy, and Massachusetts Book awards and is the nationally bestselling author of The Beast You AreThe Pallbearers ClubSurvivor SongGrowing Things and Other StoriesDisappearance at Devil’s RockA Head Full of Ghosts, and the crime novels The Little Sleep and No Sleep Till Wonderland. His novel The Cabin at the End of the World was adapted into the Universal Pictures film Knock at the Cabin. He lives outside Boston with his family.

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