“These Books Were Always Going to be Victorian”: Talking “Heap House” With Edward Carey

Edward Carey’s new novel Heap House is his first for younger readers; it’s also a magnificently creepy work regardless of what age you are when you encounter it. Set in and outside of London in the late 19th century, it’s the story of Clod Iremonger, a sixteen-year-old who hears mysterious voices coming from inanimate objects, and Lucy Pennant, who comes to work in the sprawling Iremonger family home. Family secrets, objects that don’t behave like they should, and secret histories all […]

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