Palace of the Drowned

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$19.99  $18.59
Flatiron Books
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5.2 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author
Christine Mangan is the author of the national bestseller, Tangerine. She has her PhD in English from University College Dublin, with a focus on 18th-century Gothic literature, and an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Southern Maine.

"A lush, malice-infused mystery." --The New York Times

"Lush, evocative. . . . When you learn the truth at the end, you'll want to go back and rethink everything you read before." --New York Times Book Review

"A perceptive character study. Mangan's accomplished second novel spins on low-boil psychological underpinnings, with a threat of violence; Palace of the Drowned shrewdly echoes Patricia Highsmith, Gaslight, and All About Eve." --Oline Cogdill, Shelf Awareness

"Atmospheric, twisting, and full of mystery, Palace of the Drowned is a darkly delightful trip of a book." --Refinery29

"A great psychological thriller with a very unexpected ending." --Palm Beach Daily News

"Mangan's writing is crisp at one turn and slippery at the next. . . . The result is a page-turning thriller with a setting just as well imagined as the characters who inhabit it." --Veranda Magazine

"With atmospheric writing and a literary bent, Palace of the Drowned is as much an exploration of the use of language and a study of the artistic experience, as it is a revelation of plot." --The New York Journal of Books

"Mangan's taut plot consists of more satisfying turns than there are calli and campi in the impermanent, unknowable City of Bridges itself." --The New Yorker

"Voluptuously atmospheric and surefooted at every turn, Palace of the Drowned more than delivers on the promise of Mangan's debut, and firmly establishes her as a writer of consequence." --Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife and When the Stars Go Dark

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