Nine dazzling stories from the beloved, bestselling author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
The stories that make up The Pier Falls
take many forms--Victorian adventure, science fiction, morality tale, contemporary realism--but they are united by the talent and empathy that have made Mark Haddon a household name. Lyrical and uncompromising, these tales span from England to Mars, ancient Greece to the deepest Amazon. Drawing inventively from history, myth, folklore, and modern life, The Pier Falls
reveals a previously unseen side of the celebrated author.