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The End of the Yellow House / Alan Bilton

Swansea University Author: Alan, Bilton

Abstract

Central Russia, 1919, a sanatorium cut off by the chaos of the Russian civil war. The murder of the chief doctor sets in motion a nightmarish series of events involving mysterious experiments, the secret police, the Tsar’s double, an enigmatic ‘visitor’, giant corpses, possessed cats, sorcery, and t...

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ISBN: 978-1838004309
Published: London Watermark Press 2020
Online Access: https://www.watermarkpress.co.uk/news/now-available-end-of-the-yellow-house
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa55841
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Abstract: Central Russia, 1919, a sanatorium cut off by the chaos of the Russian civil war. The murder of the chief doctor sets in motion a nightmarish series of events involving mysterious experiments, the secret police, the Tsar’s double, an enigmatic ‘visitor’, giant corpses, possessed cats, sorcery, and the overwhelming madness of war, in this surreal deconstruction of the historical novel.
Keywords: Fiction - Historical Fiction - Russia - Psychiatry - Russian Civil War - Surrealism
College: College of Arts and Humanities