The World House (The World House #1) - Guy Adams

“A fearless grand adventure of escalating escapades and escapes so hair-raising that Adams’ deranged imagination is barely able to contain them all. I knew we were in trouble as soon as the ostrich appeared. It’s a fearless, hurtling hell of a debut.” – Christopher Fowler

“Playful, intriguing and a barrel of laughs, The World House is a quirky, tumbling box of delights full of adorable eccentrics on a wild, wild ride. It really knocked me in the lobes! Great fun!” – Stephen Volk

There is a box. Inside that box is a door. And beyond that door is a whole world.

In some rooms, forests grow. In others, animals and objects come to life. Elsewhere, secrets and treasures wait for the brave and foolhardy.

And at the very top of the house, a prisoner sits behind a locked door waiting for a key to turn. The day that happens, the world will end...

More praise for The World House:

“Strange and wonderful The World House will take you on a long bizarre journey within four walls, carrying you into dark imaginative regions from room to room, basement to attic, and leave you with the feeling that a journey to the centre of the earth, or to the moon, would be no less exhilarating.” – Garry Kilworth

“The World House is an extraordinary feat of imagination. It is wonderfully bizarre, it is brutal, funny, disturbing and vivid throughout. It is populated by a genuinely entertaining and believable group of characters. Guy Adams has a hit on his hands. I want more.” – James Barclay

“The World House scintillates with wild ideas, snappy dialogue and larger-than-life characters. It is an audacious, joyous roller-coaster of a book, and yet what makes it such a triumph is that even in its wildest excesses it never loses sight of the little people. Ostensibly a tale of human endeavour, perseverance and a determination to fight on despite overwhelming odds, The World House is a novel with lashings of heart and soul.” – Mark Morris

“Guy Adams is either barking mad or a genius, I haven’t decided. His truly fantastic debut is like being caught in a theme park with a killer clown – fun, adventure, the odd cream pie – and a sharp knife when you’re not looking.” – Mark Chadbourn

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Release date: January 31, 2010
Genres: fantasy
Updated: September 07, 2010

The World House :: Series

The World House (The World House #1)
Restoration (The World House #2)